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Join us for an insightful peer-to-peer forum where faculty presenters will provide highlights from the newly completed and tested Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases curriculum, developed jointly by the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP) and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) with assistance from the National Judicial Network (NJN) member-faculty. This forum will also serve as a preview of the trainings that will be offered at the next two NCJFCJ Conferences and over the next two years at National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence programs also offered by NCJFCJ. Please

note that this is a peer-to-peer forum. Only judges, magistrates, commissioners, tribal judges, and judicial officers can attend. This session will be recorded.


  • Hon. Rosemary Collins (Ret.), Circuit Court Judge, 17th District Circuit Court, Winnebago County, Illinois 
  • Hon. Ramona Gonzalez, Circuit Court Judge, La Crosse County Circuit Court, Wisconsin
  • Leslye E. Orloff, Adjunct Professor and Director, NIWAP, American University Washington College of Law