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Felix F. Stumpf, Esq. Remembered for His Many Contributions to the College

Attorney Felix Stumpf, a long-time academic employee of The National Judicial College, passed away on August 16, 2015.

The National Judicial College Announces 2016 Courses

The 2016 course schedule, featuring programs to enhance the skills of judges from all jurisdictions nationwide, is available now on the National Judicial College’s website.

The NJC Seeks Judges to Pilot-Test Web Course on Cases with High Media Interest

Notorious cases with high media interest can be assigned to any judge in any court. What should a judge do when a reporter calls or shows up on her doorstep with a camera crew in tow? Judges who need immediate help with these situations now have a resource at their fingertips.

NJC President Honors North Carolina Judge Michael Morgan for Years of Faculty Service

National Judicial College President Chad Schmucker was on-hand at the North Carolina Bar Association annual meeting in Ashville, N.C. on June 19, 2015 to present the prestigious V. Robert Payant Award for Teaching Excellence to the Hon. Michael R. Morgan, a superior court judge in the General Court of Justice for the State of North Carolina.

Three National Judicial College Presidents Designate Planned Gifts

The National Judicial College in Reno is launching a Planned Giving campaign this summer using three former judges who have served as NJC presidents as examples of those who are investing in the college for the future. Former presidents V. Robert Payant and William Dressel join current president Chad Schmucker in designating a portion of their estates to the NJC.

Baker Donelson Shareholder Matt Sweeney Named Chairman of the NJC’s Board of Trustees

Former judge Matt Sweeney, a shareholder in the Nashville office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, was recently named chair of The National Judicial College Board of Trustees. Sweeney has been a member of the board since 2011.