Not that you asked out loud but, yes, you can be trauma responsive and still do your job, no matter what your job might be. In early 2019, I wrote an article for Georgia’s Courts Journal entitled, Is Doing Justice Really Enough, wherein I confessed that, after thirty years on the bench, I had come to understand and accept that my charge as a judge is not just to do justice, but to do justice and promote healing; healing among those we serve, among those who serve with us, and within ourselves. Recently, I witnessed a powerful demonstration of the fulfillment of that charge from what some might believe to be an unlikely source.
Tag: January 2020
Georgia Provides Double Dose of Leadership to National Association for Court Management
Will Simmons, the District Court Administrator for Georgia’s Sixth Judicial Administrative District, currently serves as president of the Board of Directors for the National Association for Court Management (NACM) and will be succeeded in that role next year by his fellow Georgian, Tracy J. BeMent,