Meet the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in St. Louis, Missouri, for our 84th Annual Conference, July 18-21, 2021, which will feature amazing presentations on current and cutting edge topics that will inspire, provoke, and precipitate discussions about issues facing the juvenile and family court system.
Plenary sessions highlighted by topic-specific training tracks on family law, juvenile justice, child welfare, and family violence; as well as sessions highlighting innovative solutions and self-care are just the beginning of the educational offerings of the NCJFCJ’s 84th Annual Conference.
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky
Dean of Berkeley Law, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, and Author
About Dean Chemerinsky
Justice Andrew Crecca
Tenth Judicial District, Suffolk County, New York
About Justice Andrew Crecca
Gail Dines, Ph.D.
Founder and President, Culture Reframed
About Dr. Gail Hines
The Honorable Emily Miskel
470th District Court of Collin County, Texas and 2020 William H. Rehnquist for Judicial Excellence Recipient
About Judge Emily Miskel
Vivek Sankaran, JD
Clinical Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
About Vivek Sankaran
Registration and Fees
|NCJFCJ Member||Non-Member (Pathways to Membership)|
|* If you register by June 25, 2021 you receive a complimentary one-year membership to the NCJFCJ.|
|Until June 25, 2021||$595.00||$745.00|
|After June 25, 2021||$695.00||$845.00|
|After July 9, 2021 (late/onsite)||$795.00||$945.00|
Payment and Cancellation Policy
Payment is required upon registration. Cancellations for conference registration must be made in writing and received by email, fax, or postmarked by July 10, 2021. For questions or to register multiple participants, please contact the NCJFCJ Registrar at (775) 507-4798.
Scholarships are available to attend the 84th Annual Conference through the John Shaw Field Scholarship Program, the Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program, and the 1937 Club Scholarship Program. Applications are due June 11, 2021.
John Shaw Field & 1937 Club Scholarship Program Eligibility
Recipients shall be any judicial officer who is a member of the NCJFCJ in good standing.
For the first time, the NCJFCJ is offering a 1937 Club Scholarship Program, initiated by NCJFCJ Past President Judge Katherine Tennyson, which includes coverage of registration fees, hotel room accommodations, and airfare for judges with an economic need.
Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program Eligibility
Recipients shall be any member of the NCJFCJ in good standing.
The 84th Annual Conference will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. The negotiated rate of $179.00 per night for single or double occupancy is not inclusive of city and occupancy taxes. There is no resort fee.
Click here to read COVID-19 Updates and Precautions from the Marriott St. Louis Grand.
On-site parking, fee: $2 USD hourly, $30 USD daily; Valet parking, fee: $40 USD daily; Self or Valet does not accommodate oversized vehicles.
Abraxas Youth & Family Services, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Child Welfare Information Gateway, CourtCall, JusticeWorks YouthCare, Murphy Robes, National American Indian Court Judges Association, National Association of Counsel for Children, PharmChem, and YouthCenter.
Sponsorship, Advertising, and Exhibitor Opportunities
We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 2021 84th Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri!
Secure your exhibit space and sponsorship soon! Space and opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To discuss exhibit or sponsorship, contact Ardis Parmer at email@example.com or (775) 772-9121.