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The NCJFCJ is at the forefront of working to improve national policy and system practices affecting children, families, and victims. Your membership in the NCJFCJ strengthens our impact and enables us to achieve better outcomes for those involved in the juvenile and family court system.

Why become a member of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges?

Voice –
Lead the development and implementation of policy and practice to ensure justice for children, families, and victims of domestic violence. The collective voice of our membership impacts law, policy, and practice nationally and in jurisdictions across the country. Participate in discussions with key stakeholders to lead change that will improve systems’ response to the issues that affect children, families, and victims.

Community –
Belong with colleagues who understand your concerns. The power of the NCJFCJ’s community lies in its ability to foster lasting connections and share challenges and successes to find solutions and initiate change. You don’t have to be a judge – many affiliated professionals are among our long-time members.

Knowledge –
Find the education, training, publications, and data you need to make critical case-specific decisions, run your courtroom efficiently, improve the handling of caseloads and become a leader in your community. Leveraging our in-person and online resources, as well as our members, experts, and faculty, the NCJFCJ has the information you can’t get anywhere else. Conference and training programs feature current and relevant topics, and data and statistics from our National Center on Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) are relied upon by federal, state and local jurisdictions to guide their system improvement efforts.

Solutions –
The NCJFCJ has resources to help you find answers to tough questions. The NCJFCJ provides in-depth technical assistance on the myriad issues facing our nation’s juvenile and family courts, as well as venues that allow you to ask questions, trade ideas, confer with our colleagues and develop practical solutions to difficult issues.

Distinction –
Join the ranks of the nation’s oldest judicial membership organization with juvenile and family justice as its primary focus. A trusted source on issues of juvenile justice, family law, and domestic violence, the NCJFCJ has a reputation for being at the forefront of systems’ change and improvement.

Are you ready to take your place in the essential community of those seeking to improve delivery and advocacy of juvenile and family justice?

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