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2020 Annual Judicial Education Conference


"Seeking A Clearer Judicial Vision"

June 7 - 12, 2020
Grants Pass, Oregon
(more details to come)

 

- Previous NJA Conferences to Remember -

 

2019 Judicial Education Conference


June 10th – June 14th
(dates have been updated)
At the Historic Northern Hotel
Billings, Montana

 

Conference Agenda

SATURDAY, JUNE 8th
6:00 PM - Executive Board Reception and Dinner (Northern Hotel)

SUNDAY, JUNE 9th
8:00-9:00 AM - Prayer Breakfast (Optional – NOT included in registration)
10:00-12:00 PM - Council of State Representatives Meeting (The Northern Hotel)
12:00 Noon- Lunch - Council of State Representatives Meeting (continued)
1:00-3:00 PM - Council of State Representatives Meeting (continued)
3:00-5:00 PM - Registration
5:30-7:30 PM - Welcome Reception (Northern Hotel - No Host Bar)
8:00-10:00 PM - Hospitality Room Open

MONDAY, June 10th
7:00-7:30 - Final Registration
8:00-8:15 - Welcoming and Announcements
8:15-9:15 - “Introduction to Judicial Wellness” – Dr. Ahana Lake *
9:15-10:00 - “Issues with Attorneys” - Attorney Michael Larson
10:00-10:15 - Break
10:15-11:00 - “Courtroom Security” – Hon. Mike Swingley & Hon. Bryan Adams
11:00-2:00 - “Courtroom Security” (continued)
12:00-1:30 - Lunch
1:30-3:00 - “Judicial Wellness “- Dr. Ahana Lake *
3:00-4:00 - “Contempt of Court” – Assistant Attorney General David Ortley
6:00-9:00 - Dinner and Dance - Music by “Cruise” (Northern Hotel)
9:00-11:00 - Hospitality Room Open

Dr. Lake will be providing private individual half-hour sessions at no charge. There will be a sign-up sheet at the conference at the completion of her presentation.

TUESDAY, June 11th
8:00-8:15 - Welcoming & Announcements
8:30-11:45 - “D.U.I. Court” – District Judge MaryJane Knisely
Open Court Session - Court Staffing and D.U.I. Court
12:00-2:00 - Presidents Luncheon
2:00-4:00 - N.J.A. State General Membership Meeting
6:00-9:00 - Dinner and Foundation Auction at The Depot
9:00-11:00 - Hospitality Room Open (At Hotel)

WEDNESDAY, June 12th
8:00 - Board bus for Little Big Horn Battlefield (aka Custer’s Battlefield)
9:00 - Arrive at Battlefield
12:00-1:30 - Lunch at Trading Post
1:45 - Board bus to Pompey’s Pillar
4:15 - Board bus to return to Billings
5:30 - Yellowstone Kelly Museum and BBQ on The Rims

THURSDAY, June 13th
8:00-8:15 AM - Welcoming and Announcements
8:30-10:30 - “Women’s State Prison” - Tour and Inmate Panel Discussion
11:00-12:00 - “Freeman/Constitutionalists” - Hon. Nick Murnion 16th Judicial District
12:00-1:30 - Lunch
1:30-2:30 - Class Topic and Presenter to be announced
2:45-4:00 - Class Topic and Presenter to be announced
5:30-9:00 - 40th Anniversary Banquet Dinner at The Depot (Semi Formal – Formal)

FRIDAY, June 14th
8:00-10:30 - Executive Board Breakfast/Meeting (Location to be announced)

 

Suggested Attractions 


MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS

Beartooth Highway
Chief Plenty Coups State Park
Pictograph Caves
Western Heritage Center
Moss Mansion Historical House
Pompey’s Pillar
Little Big Horn Battlefield

 

FAMILY FUN
Zoo Montana
Billings Escape Room
Alberta Theatre
Billings Studio Theatre
Yellowstone Art Museum
Wise Wonders Children’s Museum
Moss Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner

 

2018 Annual National Conference


Held in Williams, Arizona in May of 2018.  Approximately 100 participants gathered for nearly a week of education and fun-filled activities in and around Williams. Conference Co-Chairs, Judge Robert Krombeen and Bill Sutton, planned with the philosophy to give participants more than was expected.  The evaluations showed that the goal was successfully reached!

 

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2016 Annual National Conference


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2015 Annual National Conference


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2014 Annual National Conference


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2013 Annual National Conference


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2012 Annual National Conference


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