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Welcome to the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ).

Explore our website to find out more information about NAALJ, upcoming events, and the benefits of becoming a member.

NAALJ, a nonprofit corporation founded in Illinois in 1974, is the largest professional organization devoted exclusively to administrative adjudication within the executive branch of government. Its voting members exercise a broad subject matter jurisdiction and include state, federal, and local administrative law judges, administrative judges, hearing officers, referees, trial examiners, agency chairs, commissioners, and appellate authorities. Associate members include law professors and attorneys involved in administrative law. As of September 1, 2013, NAALJ had approximately 735 dues-paying members.

NAALJ has had members in every state, as well as Australia, Canada, the Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. NAALJ functions as a parent organization for many state affiliates, including the Alaska Association of Administrative Law Judges,  Arkansas Association of Administrative Adjudicators, the District of Columbia Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, the Florida Association of Administrative Law Adjudicators, the Georgia Association of Administrative Judiciary, the Illinois Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Indiana Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Iowa Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Kentucky Association of Administrative Adjudicators, the Louisiana Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Maryland Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, the Michigan Association of Administrative Law Judges, the New York State Administrative Law Judges Association, the Oregon Administrative Law Judges Association, the Virginia Association of Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers, the Washington Administrative Law Judges Association, and the West Virginia Association of Administrative Law Judges. 

Mission Statement: The mission of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary is to promote an impartial, professional administrative judiciary that adheres to high ethical standards and furthers the recognition and understanding of its necessary role in the function of government.


 

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

NAALJ 2014 Mid Year  Conference

April 6-8, 2014

Indianapolis, Indiana

Join Us in the Heartland!

Check out the Conference Home Page below for all the exciting details including the Schedule, Hotel information, Conference Registration, and Attractions.

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2014 FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION

NALJF is currently requesting applications for the 2014 Fellowship. The topic for 2014 is:

  1. An international overview of administrative justice;
  2. Cultural competence and Adjudication;
  3. Developing a role for the public in creating and maintaining administrative adjudication procedures: the use of consumer feedback surveys in agency hearings; or
  4. As an alternative to the above topics, an applicant may submit a topic of the applicant's choosing.

To be considered, each submission should propose, for approval by the Fellowship Committee, a scholarly review of the topic selected. ONLY ONE fellowship proposal will be chosen for the Fellowship.

All applications for the 2014 Fellowship must be in electronic format (WORD Format preferred) and must include the following documents: (1) an abstract or an introduction to the proposed article, (2) a detailed outline for the proposed article, (3) a writing sample, (4) curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of publications. All submissions must be sent by e-mail to naalj@naalj.org, with a CC to julian.mann@oah.nc.gov

The deadline for all submissions is April 30, 2014.

The Fellowship Committee will review the submissions and select the Fellowship Winner by May 31, 2014.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior Fellowship winners, current members of the Fellowship Committee, current members of the NAALJ Journal Board of Advisors, and current members and officers of the NAALJ Board MAY NOT APPLY for the Fellowship.

The Fellow will prepare an original article for publication in the Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary, and will deliver an oral presentation of up to 50 minutes (subject to a shorter time allotment in the discretion of the annual meeting planners) at the 2014 NAALJ Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, September 14-17, 2014. The fellow will also prepare a summary or outline of oral remarks to be included in the annual meeting materials for CLE credit. The final draft of the paper will be due January 1, 2015.

The Fellow will receive a $2000.00 cash stipend, as well as transportation, accommodations, and meals, at the 2014 NAALJ Annual Meeting and Educational Conference.

Applications and inquiries regarding the Fellowship should be submitted by e-mail to naalj@naalj.org, with CC to Hon. Julian Mann , Fellowship Committee Chair julian.mann@oah.nc.gov

 

 

 

 
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