NEW ORLEANS (BRPROUD) — A Baton Rouge judge has been sworn in as president of the American Judges Association (AJA).
Baton Rouge City Court Judge Yvette Mansfield Alexander’s swearing-in ceremony took place on Monday, Oct. 4.
AJA was founded in 1959 and is the largest independent organization of judges from all jurisdictions and levels of court throughout the U.S. and Canada, according to a news release from the Louisiana Supreme Court.
“I am grateful to God for the honor to serve as president of this outstanding association,” said Judge Alexander. “It is my passion to affect the administration of justice with excellence and exemplify an unwavering commitment to justice and fundamental fairness; I will serve as president with the same goals in mind. I look forward to the opportunity to work with judges from throughout the nation to fine-tune ever-advancing skills in the perfection of the judiciary.”