President's Message

Thank you for visiting our home page. We are one of the largest judges association in North America, and proud to include members from all jurisdictions and levels of courts throughout the United States and Canada. We are also closely affiliated with a wide range of other national organizations, including the National Center for State Courts, the National Association of State Judicial Educators, the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators,  the National Association for Court Management and the National Judicial College.

 

Judge Yvette Mansfield Alexander
Baton Rouge City Court, Louisiana 




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      Judge Michael O. Hendrickson is the presiding Circuit Judge of the four-county 30th Judicial Circuit in Missouri. He was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska where he earned his undergraduate degree and law degrees. Judge Hendrickson is passionate about effective oral advocacy and judicial discourse. While earning his B.A in Speech Communication at the University of Nebraska, Judge Hendrickson was a waiter.


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      AJA has released an extensive list of upcoming events covering diversity, domestic violence, judicial ethics, social media and more.

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    Latest News


    • AJA’s awards are very important. They are an opportunity for AJA to recognize people who have made significant contributions to the judiciary and to the association itself. In order for the awards to be meaningful, it is vital that the Awards Committee have a number of nominees to consider each year. Learn more about the AJA American Gavel Award, Harold V. Froehlich Award for Judicial Courage.


    • At the 2022 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA, August 28-31, AJA President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, and several positions of the Board of Governors will need to be nominated. Learn more about what's needed for Declaration of Candidacy.


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    2022 Annual Conference
    Philadelphia
    August 28-31, 2022



2022 Annual Conference


Philadelphia
August 28-31