Slovenian judges visit MBA’s Family Law Section

Issue March 2010

Three judges from the Republic of Slovenia visited with members of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Family Law Section Council at the MBA in Boston on Jan. 29. Family Law Section Council Co-Chair Thomas J. Barbar hosted the delegation for two hours along with section members Marc Fitzgerald, Theresa Ramos and Mary Ferriter.

The judges' MBA visit was part of a three-day trip to the United States as part of the program, "Family & Domestic Relations: Judicial Issues. A Project for Slovenia." While in Massachusetts, the judges also met with Probate and Family Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey and Suffolk Probate and Family Court Judge John M. Smoot.

The judges were District Court Judge Janja Roblek, president of the Slovenian Association of Judges; Majda Irt, a judge in Ljubljana; and Spela Prodan, a high court judge in Koper.