Member Spotlight

Bi Visibility Month Spotlight: Judge Mike Jacobs (GA)

September is Bi Visibility Month and September 23 is Bi Visibility Day.  My name is Mike Jacobs.  I’m a trial judge on the State Court of DeKalb County, Georgia.  I’m bisexual and came out publicly in April 2018.  It’s been almost two and a half...

LGBTQ Lawyers and Judges Raise the Bar at 2019 Lavender Law

By Michele Zipkin August 15, 2019 (Philadelphia Gay News) — In its highest attendance to date, the Lavender Law Conference took place in Philadelphia for the first time since 2002. Orchestrated by the LGBT Bar Association, the conference is a three-day series of panel discussions, networking events...

Diversity Lacking Among Massachusetts Judges

By Anaridis Rodriguez July 22, 2019 (WBZ CBS Boston) – Is the Massachusetts criminal justice system failing communities of color? WBZ-TV is looking at the state’s courts, prosecutors and prisons in a series of special reports this week. Out of 82 seats in the Commonwealth’s Superior Court,...