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Harvard Ash Center Bright IdeasJI recognized as 2017 Harvard Ash Center Bright Ideas in Government.
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May 10, 2017
Maura E. Chavez named the 10th annual Raising the Bar Award winner.
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March 22, 2017
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Raising the Bar - Award Recipients
        
2017 Raising the Bar Recipient
 
Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Maura Chavez, former Trial Court Administrator's Office Community Access Coordinator for the 26th Judicial District, State of North Carolina, as the winner of the tenth annual Raising the Bar Award at the eleventh annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on April 27th.
  
Maura Chavez - Raising the Bar Winner 2017

May 10, 2017 - Award Announcement Press Release  (450kb)
 

     
2016 Raising the Bar Recipient
 
Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Melissa Beio, Deputy Courtroom Clerk in Civil 6330 for the 26th Judicial District, State of North Carolina, as the winner of the ninth annual Raising the Bar Award at the tenth annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on April 28th.
  
Melissa Beio - Raising the Bar Winner 2016

May 4, 2016 - Award Announcement Press Release  (102kb)
 

     
2015 Raising the Bar Recipient
 
Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Bart Menser, Deputy District Attorney for the 26th Judicial District of North Carolina, as the winner of the eighth annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on April 23rd.
  
Bart Menser - Raising the Bar Winner 2015

May 4, 2015 - Award Announcement Press Release  (90kb)
 

     
2014 Raising the Bar Recipient
 
Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Stephanie Adelman, Assistant Public Defender for the 26th Judicial District of North Carolina, as the winner of the seventh annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on April 24.
  
Stephanie Adelman - Raising the Bar Winner 2014

May 6, 2014 - Award Announcement Press Release  (88kb)
 

   

2013 Raising the Bar Recipient

Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Ms. Carol Swann, Judicial Assistant for the 26th Judicial District of North Carolina, as the winner of the sixth annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on April 25.
    

  May 6, 2013 - Award Announcement Press Release  (44kb)
   

  
2012 Raising the Bar Recipient
Justice Initiatives, Inc. announced Magistrate Karen Johnson, Supervising Magistrate for the 26th Judicial District Criminal Magistrate’s Office, as the winner of the fifth annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Fundraiser event on May 8.
 
  May 11, 2012 - Award Announcement Press Release  (42kb)
   

  
2011 Raising the Bar Recipient
Justice Initiatives. Inc. announced Charles Keller, Jr., Community Access & Outreach Administrator for the 26th Judicial District of North Carolina, as the winner of the fourth annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Event on May 10.
 
  May 27, 2011 - Award Announcement Press Release  (42kb)
  

  
2010 Raising the Bar Recipient
Justice Initiatives. Inc. announced Elisa Chinn-Gary, Family Court Administrator for the 26th Judicial District Trial Court, as the winner of the third annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Event on May 11.
 
  May 25, 2010 - Award Announcement Press Release  (106kb)
              

        
2009 Raising the Bar Recipient
Justice Initiatives. Inc. announced Cathy Fletcher, Judicial Support Administrator for the 26th Judicial District Trial Court Administrator's Office, as the winner of the second annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Event on May 12.
   
  June 3, 2009 - Award Announcement Press Release  (58kb)
             

        
2008 Raising the Bar Recipient
Justice Initiatives. Inc. announced Erica Adams, Operations Administrator for the 26th Judicial District Trial Court Administrator’s Office, as the winner of the first annual Raising the Bar Award at the annual Evening at the Courthouse Event on May 16.
 
  June 3, 2008 - Award Announcement Press Release  (58kb)

   
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