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William A. Thorne

President

National American Indian Court Judges Association Inc

HQ Phone:  (303) 449-4112

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National American Indian Court Judges Association Inc

1942 Broadway • Suite 215 •

Boulder, Colorado,80302

United States

Company Description

NAICJA is a national association comprised of tribal justice personnel & others devoted to supporting and strengthening tribal justice systems through education, information sharing, and advocacy. NAICJA is a non-profit corporation established in 1969 as a cor... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Contributor

Indian Country Today


Trial Judge

State of Utah


Affiliations

The Pew Commission on Children

Member


National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Member of the Board of Trustees


WestEd Company

Board Member


Child Trends , Inc.

Vice-Chair


Center for the Study of Social Policy

Board Member


American Bar Association

Member of the Steering Committee On the Unmet Legal Needs of Children


Judicial Council

Chair of the Bail Bonding Committee


Supertype

Board Member


The Donaldson Adoption Institute

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Member


The Donaldson Adoption Institute

Board Member


National Court

Board Member


Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

Co-Chair of the Policy Committees


North American Council on Adoptable Children

Co-Chair of the Policy Committees


National CASA Association

Board Member


Pomo/Coast Miwok Indian Nation

Member


Indian Bureau

Board Member


National Tribal Justice Resource Center

PAC Member


Native American Rights Fund

Board Member


National Resource Center for Tribes

Member of the Advisory Board


Salt Lake Tribune

Member


U.S. Children's Bureau

Member of the Centennial Blue Ribbon Committee


U.S. Civil Rights Advisory Committee for the State of Utah

Member


National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes

Member


Directors. Thorne

Member, Board


Education

Confederated Tribes


B.A.

University of Santa Clara


J.D.

Stanford Law School


J.D.

Stanford University


Web References(102 Total References)


Center for the Study of Social Policy / About Us / Board

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Judge William A. Thorne, Jr.
Judge William A. Thorne, Jr. Judge William A. Thorne, Jr. is currently a judge on the State of Utah Court of Appeals and was formerly a judge in the Third District Court. He has served as a tribal court judge in 10 states and is the former president of the National Indian Justice Center, a nonprofit that trains tribal court personnel around the country. Nationally known as a leading expert on policies and programs to support children, particularly Native American children and their families, Thorne is currently chair of the Board of Directors for Child Trends, Inc., a premiere nonprofit child-centered research group. He is also a board member of WestEd, Inc., a nonprofit focused on excellence and equity in education and a member of the Board of Trustees for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. A former member of the board of directors for National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), a nonprofit group that provides representation for abused and neglected children in court and the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, a nonprofit seeking to improve the level of research and practice related to adoptions and the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Thorne has also served as a member of the American Bar Association's Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children and was a member of the PEW Commission of Children in Foster Care. Thorne is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara and Stanford Law School. He was formerly chair of the Utah Juvenile Justice Task Force of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, vice-chair of the Utah Board of Youth Corrections, member of the Salt Lake County Domestic Violence Advisory Committee and a member of the steering committee for the Judicial Council's Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Fairness.


About the National Indian Justice Center

www.nijc.org [cached]

Hon. William A. Thorne, Jr., Vice-President (Pomo)


KAAN News

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Judge William Thorne, JD Judge Thorne is a Pomo/Coast Miwok Indian who has served for over 25 years as a part-time tribal court judge in 11 states.
He was appointed in May 2000 to the Utah Court of Appeals. He has served as president and vice president of the National Indian Justice Center. Among many other positions, he is past-chair of Utah's Racial & Ethnic Fairness Commission and is co-chair of the Policy Committees of the North American Council on Adoptable Children and the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. He also served on the Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care, the Board of Directors for National CASA, and the ABA's Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children.


Casey Family Services :: Casey Center for Effective Child Welfare Practice

www.caseyfamilyservices.org [cached]

The Honorable William Thorne Jr. is a member of the Pomo/Coast Miwok Indian Nation.For more than 25 years, he has served as a tribal court judge in 11 states on a part-time basis, and for 14 years, he served as a full-time state trial judge.In 2000, he was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals.He also has served as president of the National Indian Justice Center and is currently serving as vice-president.He is chair of the Racial & Ethnic Fairness Commission for the State of Utah and chair of the Judicial Council's Technology Committee.In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the North American Council on Adoptable Children, the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, and WestED Inc.He has just completed service as a commissioner with the Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care.


2009 Featured Speakers

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Judge William A. Thorne, Jr.
Judge William A. Thorne, Jr., was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals in May 2000 by Gov. Judge Thorne received a B. A. from the University of Santa Clara in 1974 and a J. D. from Stanford Law School in 1977. Judge Thorne has served as a tribal court judge in Utah, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Michigan. He is the former president of the National Indian Justice Center (a nonprofit that trains tribal court personnel around the country), and a member of the Board of Directors for National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates, a nonprofit group that provides volunteer representation for abused and neglected children in court). He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute (a nonprofit seeking to improve the level of research and practice related to adoptions), and a member of the ABA Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children. He is a former member of the Utah Judicial Council, the Board of Circuit Court Judges, and the Board of Directors for the National Indian Court Judge's Association. He is also a former chair of the Utah Juvenile Justice Task Force of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, former vice-chair of the Utah Board of Youth Corrections, former co-chair of the Judicial Council's Committee on Improving jury Service, former chair of the Judicial Council's Bail Bonding Committee, former member of the Court Technology Committee, former member of the Salt Lake County Domestic Violence Advisory Committee, and a former member of the steering committee for the Judicial Council's Task Force on Racial and Ethnic Fairness.


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