Dedication to Improving the Judiciary

The Advancement of Justice Award was created in 2008 by The National Judicial College to honor exceptional individuals and entities who strive to improve and advance justice in the United States. Recipients have all given of their time, talent and treasure to either create or participate in community outreach services, initiatives in their city, county, state, or country and shared their dedication to a fair and impartial judicial system with their colleagues. The awardees include State Supreme Court Justices, distinguished NJC faculty and trustees, law institutions and nationally recognized attorneys and corporate leaders who have exemplified education | innovation | advancing justice.

2016 Awardees

Hon. Wallace Jefferson (TX)
Irwin Molasky (NV)
Sam Lionel, Esq. (NV)
Hon. John D. Minton (KY)
Hon. Michael R. Barrett (OH)

       2015

Lydia I. Beebe, Esq. (CA)
Michael Pope, Esq. (IL)
Hon. Sophia Hall (IL)

       2013

Thomas Munsterman (IL)
International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IL)
American Judicature Society (IL)

       2009

Hon. Joseph Weisberger (RI)
Edward W. Madeira, Esq. (PA)
Hon. Alfred J. DiBona, Jr. (PA)

       2014

Hon. Don R. Ash (TN)
Hon. Penny White (TN)
The Frist Foundation (TN)

       2011

J. Edward Neugebauer, Esq. (PA)
Hon. Sandra Mazer Moss (PA)