Judge Zainey Recognized for SOLACE in ABA Article
JBA Member, the Honorable Judge Jay Zainey, was recognized by the American Bar Association for his dedication to the legal community through SOLACE. Review the ABA article written by Lyle Moran HERE.
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court Chief Judge Passes Torch
To ensure a smooth transition of duties and leadership, Chief Judge Janzen will voluntaril y relinquish her title of Chief Judge prior to her official retirement date. Therefore, on December 21, 2018 she will pass the title of "ChiefJudge" with all its rights and privileges onto Judge Barron C. Burmaster. Judge Burmaster was elected to Section "C" of Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court on November 16, 2013. Judge Burmaster also serves as the presiding Judge for the Jefferson Parish Juvenile Drug Court. He is currently serving as the liaison between the Louisiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the Office of Juvenile Justice. He is a member of the Louisiana District Judges Association. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Fifth Circuit Judges Association, is a member of the Judicial Division of the American Bar Association, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the American Judges Association and both the National and Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals.
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Jefferson Bar Association
The object and purpose of the Jefferson Bar Association is to assist and serve its members in the practice of law, promote the administration of justice, uphold the honor of the courts and the legal profession, promote the professional competency of attorneys through continuing legal education, increase public understanding of and respect for the law and encourage collegiality among its members.