- Membership Services
- disability during the 5-year JRS waiting period
- term life with no medical screening for new members
- long-term care for you and your family.
CJA keeps members updated on important issues on legislation, the Judicial Council, Association events and educational opportunities. We send out The Voice, which is an electronic newsletter and The Bench, CJA’s quarterly journal which is printed twice a year and delivered electronic quarterly. CJA has just launched text message updates which allows CJA to deliver highly important and urgent information to members.
CJA’s conferences include a Fall convention, a conference for Retired Judicial Officers, a family-friendly Mid-Year Conference, Elections Workshops and periodic study tours in a variety of worldwide locations. New members receive CJA handbooks on judicial conduct and judicial retirement.
Members can take advantage of CJA’s Judicial Elections Handbook, timely workshops on managing a campaign and a hotline for sound ethical advice.
CJA’s Ethics Committee is ready with quick answers to your ethics questions. If you should hear from the Commission on Judicial Performance, CJA’s Judicial Discipline Advisory Panel offers confidential counsel and support. Find help for stress or personal problems through a free 24-hour confidential counseling service. CJA also maintains an informal network of experienced judges to answer questions on media relations, administrative problems and more.
Response to Unfair Criticism
Teams of judges around the state are prepared to help a judge or court deal with unfair criticism in the media. Assistance ranges from wise counsel to intervention by appropriate experts and authorities.
CJA offers group insurance plans tailored for judges:
CJA follows bills that impact the judicial process. CJA committees are active in civil and criminal law & procedure, family & juvenile law, probate & mental health law, court administration and judicial compensation & retirement. We can make good use of your ideas, participation and contacts.
Your Interests Represented
CJA gives you a voice at the State Bar, the Judicial Council, Executive Branch departments, and in commissions and organizations such as the Law Revision Commission and CSAC.