Judicial Division

The Judicial Division (JD) is the ABA's home to judges, lawyers, tribal members, court administrators, academics and students interested in the courts and the justice system.

Join Us at the 2021 ABA Midyear Meeting

The Judicial Division's Guide to Midyear

The ABA Midyear Meeting will be held virtually, February 17-21, 2021. Learn more about Judicial Division/Conference activies at this year's meeting. Registration for the Midyear Meeting is complimentary.

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“VIRTUAL VINO” with Erlinda Alexandra Doherty, Sommelier

Part of the Wellness Wednesday Series

On Dec. 9th, come join your fellow colleagues and friends in fellowship as we enjoy an evening of wine tasting with our sommelier, Erlinda Alexandra Doherty. Use our promo code for discounted shipping.

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First Thursday Webinar Series

The Judicial Division is pleased to announce a new monthly CLE webinar series on technology-focused topics beginning on November 5, 2020, and continuing through May 6, 2021. Each webinar will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern and end at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.

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Gavel Talks Podcast: Latest Episode

Justice For Vets - Why a Veterans Court Makes Sense and How to Get One Started

Hon. Mary Jane Knisely gives a front-line perspective of the benefits of a Veterans Court and how to get one started in your community.

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Enhance your career, expand your network, stay current on latest news and trends, shape the future of the judiciary.

Our Periodicals

Transitioning Off the Bench

At some point, and for a variety of reasons, every judge will transition off the bench. In this issue, authors reflect and share their personal experiences of what leaving the bench has meant for them.


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Judicial Division Record

The Division's quarterly digital newsletter is your source for JD and Conference related activities, projects, products, and upcoming meetings and programs.

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Our Committees

Share your expertise and enhance your career

The committees of the Judicial Division contribute and assist the initiatives and work of the Division, including opportunities to work on policy proposals, be published or speak at programs.

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$500 Judicial Scholarships

Judge members in the Judicial Division are eligible for a $500 judicial scholarship to any in-person course at the National Judicial College.

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Support the Judiciary

Give the Gift of Justice

Donating to the Judicial Division demonstrates your commitment to the improvement of the justice system. We serve as the judicial voice of the ABA and your tax-deductible contribution supports policies, programming and projects affecting the judiciary on a national level. Please consider the Judicial Division for online donations, gifts, or planned giving. Please check the drop-down menu for specific conferences, or support the work of the Division.

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Contact Us

Contact the Judicial Division at 800.238.2667 x 5687.