Bill Text: VA SR564 | 2020 | 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Commending the Honorable Janine M. Saxe.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2020-11-10 - Left in Rules [SR564 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-SR564-Introduced.html
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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 564
Offered October 7, 2020
Commending the Honorable Janine M. Saxe.
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Patrons-- Surovell, Barker and Favola
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Referred to Committee on Rules
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WHEREAS, the Honorable Janine M. Saxe will retire as a judge of the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court on February 1, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Janine Saxe holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Louisville, and the Georgetown University Law Center; and

WHEREAS, Janine Saxe practiced law in Fairfax County for 24 years, concentrating in family and juvenile law, as well as civil and criminal litigation; she offered her expertise to numerous professional organizations and served as president of the Fairfax Bar Association and the Fairfax Law Foundation; and

WHEREAS, in 2007, Janine Saxe was appointed as a judge of the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court of the 19th Judicial District of Virginia and has served with great fairness and wisdom for more than 13 years, including a term as chief judge; and

WHEREAS, during her tenure on the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Janine Saxe has served as a member of the court's Permanency Planning Forum and as a lead judge of the court's Best Practice Court Team; and

WHEREAS, Janine Saxe served the Supreme Court of Virginia as chair of the Pandemic Flu Preparedness Commission's Operations and Case Management Committee and a member of the Weighted Caseload Study Advisory Committee and the District Court Forms Advisory Committee; and

WHEREAS, Janine Saxe has mentored many aspiring attorneys as an adjunct professor at Marymount University and received the institution's 2019 Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That the Honorable Janine M. Saxe hereby be commended on the occasion of her retirement as a judge of the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the Honorable Janine M. Saxe as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's admiration for her service to Fairfax County and the Commonwealth.

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