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Mar

06

Lousiana's Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson Honored with NAWJ's Lady Justice Award

The Honorable Bernadette D'Souza, President of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) announces Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson an honoree of the Association's 2020 Lady Justice Award. The award will be presented on Thursday, March 12 at the Keynote Luncheon of NAWJ's Midyear Conference taking place March 11-13, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chief Justice Johnson is the Louisiana Supreme Court's 25th Chief Justice and is a "true civil servant" who has spent her entire... Continue Reading

Feb

20

NEW ORLEANS CELEBRATES NAWJ PRESIDENT HON. BERNADETTE D'SOUZA AS THE ASSOCIATION'S NATIONAL MIDYEAR MEETING NEARS ARRIVAL IN HER HOMETOWN

Judge D'Souza expressed, "I am humbled by both the opportunity and responsibility of this office and inspired by the passion, grace, and dedication of our leaders and membership. NAWJ provides a vital and unique source of community, support, diplomacy and integrity to our members and the individuals we serve." Continue Reading

Aug

09

NAWJ President-Elect Judge Bernadette D'Souza Recognized Among Tulane Law School Alumnae Leaders of Legal Organizations

D'Souza has been in public interest law since graduating from Tulane, working in family law and domestic violence. Continue Reading

Jan

25

NAWJ DISTRICT SIX ANNOUNCES VISIONARY WOMEN: CHAMPIONS OF PERSEVERANCE, PERSISTENCE AND PROGRESS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Contact attorney Felicia M. Hamilton (225) 255-1306 or law@feliciahamilton.com Continue Reading

Written by Felicia Hamilton | News

Oct

14

SHREVEPORT CITY COURT JUDGE SHEVA M. SIMS ELECTED NAWJ DISTRICT DIRECTOR COVERING LOUISIANA, ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE REGIONS

The Honorable Sheva M. Sims was elected National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) District 6 Director serving the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee during the District Director Meetings held at NAWJ's 39th Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, October 11-15, 2017. Continue Reading

Written by Marie Komisar | News

Jan

20

WHY THE ELECTION OF 9 BLACK FEMALE JUDGES IN ALABAMA MATTERS

In an unprecedented event, nine black women were elected as circuit and district judges in Jefferson County, Alabama, this November. Continue Reading

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