Preparing Judges for the Bench

Covert Matters Digest Becky Moore’s Judicial Institute

 Bench Warmers Go to Class

By Jeanne Theismann Alexandria Gazette Packet                                                                                                                                                        ALEXANDRIA, Va.

Attorneys from across Northern Virginia gathered July 9 at Manassas Regional Airport to participate in the Institute for Substitute Judges, a seminar designed by Alexandria General District Court Chief Judge Becky J. Moore to provide intensive training to better prepare attorneys to serve on the bench.

“My intent with the institute is to provide the substitute judges with information to help them serve well when they sit as judges,” said Moore prior to this year’s seminar.

Substitute judges are regulars on the bench throughout the state but especially in Northern Virginia’s busy courtrooms.… Read More