ABJA Newsletters

  • Spring-Summer, 2017 -
    President’s Message - 3 Farewell By Linda Montano -4 New A.O. Deputy Director-5 Committee Reports-6 Grammar Gremlins-13 Chambers Staff Advisory Group 2017 Meeting-14 Circuit Reports-15 2016 Conference Notes & Photos-28

  • Summer 2016 -
    President's Message - 2 News from the AO - 3 The Judicial Branch - Efficient Administration of Justice - 4 Judges' Secretaries Advisory Group Annual Meeting - 5 Committee Reports - 6 Grammar Gremlins - 15 Circuit Reports - 16

  • Winter/Spring 2016 -
    President’s Message - 3 The ABJA is on Facebook! - 4 Committee Reports - 5 Grammar Gremlins - 9 Hon. Alan H.W. Shiff Retires - 10 Circuit Reports - 11 In Memoriam: The Honorable Paul Mannes, 1933-2016 - 13 Membership Applications—JA & Associate Member 18-19

  • Fall 2015 -
    President’s Message - 2 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference - 3 Chambers Staff Administrative Workshop - 4 Circuit Reports - 5 Grammar Gremlins - 9 Committee Reports - 10 Bankruptcy Paralegal of the Year Tammy Branson - 14 Katie Kwok Retires - 15 ABJA Friends Gather at The Villages - 16 Conference Photos - 17

  • Summer 2015 -
    President's Message - 2 News from the AO - 3 A Tribute to Judge Randy Doub - 4 2015 CM/ECF Next Gen Forum - 5 Chambers Staff Training Fund - 6 Rampa Restaurant Review - 7 Circuit Reports - 8 Grammar Gremlins - 16 Committee Reports - 17 Judges' Secretaries Advisory Group Annual Meeting - 22 Dues Forms 23-24

  • Winter/Spring 2015 -
    President’s Message 2 2014 Conference Report 3 I Am Retired—by Sally Hanson 4 Exploring Tampa—Busch Gardens 6 Circuit Reports 7 Spotlight on JA Angie Keith and CBA Jacqueline Bauknight 13 Grammar Gremlins – by Don Ferguson 14 Committee Reports 15 Ann Virgadamo Retires 18 Your Circuit Rep Is Here for You 19 Committee Chairs Lead the Way 19 Dues Forms 20-21

  • Fall 2014 -
    President’s Message 3 News from the AO – Bridget Healy 4 Circuit Reports 5 Grammar Gremlins – Don Ferguson 10 JA Spotlight - Donna Jean Grottini 11 CBA Spotlight - Wendy Pena 12 Chambers Statt Administrative Workshop - Gena Whitsett 13 Committee Reports 14 Word Tips - Converting PDF documents to Word 17

  • Summer 2014 -
    President’s Message - Linnie Patterson, Chief Justice Issues Year-End Report, Profile of the Typical Person Who Files Bankruptcy - By Andy Miofsky, Esq., News from the AO - Bridget Healy, Circuit Reports, JA Spotlight - Cheryl Shook, Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson, CBA Spotlight - Tammy Wortham, Committee Reports, Dues Forms

  • Winter/Spring 2014 -
    President’s Message - Linnie Patterson 2 Chief Justice Issues Year-End Report 3 Profile of the Typical Person Who Files Bankruptcy - By Andy Miofsky, Esq. 3 News from the AO - Bridget Healy 4 Circuit Reports 6 JA Spotlight - Cheryl Shook 13 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 14 CBA Spotlight - Tammy Wortham 14 Committee Reports 16 Dues Forms 21-22

  • September 2013 -
    Greetings, Earthlings Hon. Bruce Harwood 2 President’s Message - Sherie Sands 3 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 4 Amendment to R 1007(b)(7) Kate Malin 7 Circuit Reports 8 Judge Weil’s Retirement Kathleen Mooney 9 JA Spotlight - Marleen Young 10 Introducing Khylin Rhambo Christine Rhambo 13 Farewell Martie Kantor 14 Court Funding Update Cindy Korbol 15 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 16 CBA Announcement - Jeanne Ranchor & BreljeColleen 16 Committee Reports 17

  • May 2013 -
    President’s Message - Sherie Sands 2 Tradition of Service - Hon. Randy Doub 3 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 4 CM/ECF Training - Kate Malin 5 Dismissal Sonnet - Hon. A. J. Cristol 6 Circuit Reports 7 Intern Info Requested Laura Frick 9 JA Spotlight - Kim Conrad 10 Judge Speer Remembrance Cheryl Kahler 12 Judge Briskman Portrait - T. Branson & K. Osment 17 My Favorite Things - Hon. Sherie Bluebond 17 Meet Judge Cheryl Jackson L. Russell & L. Pendergast 18 Court Funding - Cindy Korbol 18 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 19 CBA Announcement - C. Brejlie & J. Ranchor 19 Committee Reports 20 Walk Down Memory Lane Ann Virgadamo 22 JSAG Report Cathy Farrell

  • January 2013 -
    President’s Message - Sherie Sands 2 Barb’s Thanks - Barb Sutton 3 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 4 New Claims Transfer Fee Kate Malin - SDSD 6 Circuit Reports 7 Courtspeak - Judge Rich Leonard 8 JA Spotlight - Mason Schramm 10 CBA Spotlight - Delores Lawrence 17 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 17 Committee Reports 18 CBA Announcement - Colleen & Jeanne 17 Ann’s Farewell - Ann Virgadamo 19 Milwaukee Pictures 20

  • September 2012 -
    President’s Message - Barb Sutton 2 Bankruptcy Buzz - Hon. Laurel Isicoff 2 So Your Judge is Retiring - Martie Kantor 3 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 4 CSAW Workshop - Cathy Farrell 5 Circuit Reports 6 JA Spotlight - Kim Guerrieri, MD/FL 14 CBA Spotlight - Pamela Ricciarelli, D/RI 15 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 15 Committee Reports 16

  • May 2012 -
    President’s Message - Barb Sutton 2 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 3 Chambers Training Funds - Scott Golden 4 Building a Better JNet - Betsey Lyon, 5 Judiciary Learning Matrix - Scott Golden 6 Circuit Reports 6 JA Spotlight - Sara Durkin 8 JA Spotlight - Lametria Davis 9 Grammar Gremlins - 15 Committee Reports 16

  • January 2012 -
    President’s Message - Barb Sutton 4 Federal Employees Assistance … Cathy Farrell 4 News from the AO - Jim Wannamaker 5 Congressional Pay - Kellie Lunney, Gov. Exec. 7 Circuit Reports 8 JA Spotlight - Stephanie Mayberry 19 CBA Spotlight - Tammy Branson 19 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 20 Committee Reports 20 Denver Conf. Pictures 23

  • September 2011 -
    President’s Message - Beth Morris 4 Internet Safety - Leslie Campbell 4 Electronic Learning Modules Lou Gil 6 News from the AO James Wannamaker 7 Chambers Staff Adm. Workshop - Linda Speser 9 Bankruptcy Ops Forum - Sally Hanson 11 Birth of Mentor Program - Kathi Dempsey 11 Are JA’s Becoming Extinct? Martie Kantor 12 Circuit Reports 14 Judge Baxter Retires 18 JA Spotlight - Joseph Costanzo 23 CBA Spotlight - Rhonda Michel 23 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 23 Committee Reports 24

  • May 2011 -
    President’s Message Beth Morris 4 Court/AO Exchange Program - Laura Simon, AO News from the AO James Wannamaker 6 Chambers Development Training—Lou Gil 7 Retirements Martie Kantor 8-9 Circuit Reports 10 JA Spotlight— Vivian Greene, ED/NY 18 CBA Spotlight - Melissa Grzyb, ND/FL 18 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 19 Committee Reports 20

  • January 2011 -
    Past President’s Message Cathy Farrell 2 President’s Message Beth Morris 3 News from the AO James Wannamaker 4 WebCATS Becky Woodrum 7 Lotus Connections Cindy Korbol 7 Circuit Reports 8 CBA Spotlight - Adrianne Brown 13 JA Spotlight - Cynthia Courtney 16 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 17 Committee Reports 18

  • September 2010 -
    President’s Message Cathy Farrell 3 News from the AO James Wannamaker 4 Rising Role of Paralegal - Turea Simpson, CBA 7 Bankruptcy Ops Forum - Alexia Bible, JA 8 Circuit Reports 10 CBA Spotlight - Sheyla Ibazeta 12 CBA Spotlight Becky Rolland 17 JA Spotlight - Alexia Bible 21 Committee Reports 24 JA Spotlight - Jannis Medina 20 Why Do We Forget Things - Ann Virgadamo, JA 9 Lotus Connections - John Leonard 22 Grammar Gremlins - Don Ferguson 23

  • May 2010 -
    President’s Message Cathy Farrell 3 News from the AO James Wannamaker 4 Mr. Szczebak’s Farewell 6 Circuit Reports 7 Warrior Games - Martie Kantor 17 Grammar Gremlins Don Ferguson 20 CBA Spotlight Florence Tucker 20 Committee Reports 21 JSAG Report Pamela Jewell 23

  • January 2010 -
    President’s Message 4 News from the AO 5 Digital Audio Recording 6 JA Spotlight - Susan Ray 9 JA Spotlight - Diana Roy 11 Bankruptcy OPS Forum 20 Grammar Gremlins 21 Newest CBA’s - Baltimore 22 CBA Spotlight - Debra Steele 22 Committee Reports 23 Conference Pics & Winners 26 Membership Applications 27-28

  • September 2009 -
    Are we There Yet ? 3 JA Spotlight - P Burkhalter 3 President’s Message 5 Court Funding - Baltimore 5 News from the AO 6 Circuit Reports 7 CM/ECF Ops Forum 14 Messages from Velma Smith & Susan Maruszewski 15 2009 Jumpstart Workshop 16 Passion for Fencing - S Marx 18 Intro. To HABP - T Simpson 19 CBA Spotlight - T Simpson 19 CBA Corner - Grammar 20 It all Began in 1999 (CBA) 20 JA Spotlight - A Virgadamo 21 Committee Reports 22 Past Annual Meeting Sites & ABJA Presidents 25

  • May 2009 -
    President’s Message 2 News from the AO 3 CM/ECF Operational Forum 4 Circuit Reports 5 JA Spotlights - Sharon Angel & Angel Dios 13 CBA Rules Update 14 Grammar Gremlins 14 Committee Reports 15 JSAG Report 16

  • January 2009 -
    President’s Message 3 News from the AO 4 CM/ECF Operational Forum 5 Circuit Reports 6 JA Spotlight - Mary Morrison 15 Inauguration Exp. Janet Nah 16 Grammar Gremlins 17 CBA Spotlights - P. Anderson and Michelle Phillips 16 Committee Reports 19 WAEP Information 22