Decorative image
Friday 2nd December 2022

Full Day EVENT | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

An opportunity for new magistrates to come together and reflect on ethical dimensions and court room skills required to succeed in the role.

Developed especially for magistrates appointed during the pandemic, this program includes theory and practical sessions on:

  • exercising authority in the courtroom
  • the essential ethical and personal qualities required to succeed in the role
  • diversity in the courtroom
  • skills and techniques for communicating effectively with all parties in the courtroom


  • Justice Lisa Hannan, Chief Magistrate, Magistrates’ Court Victoria
  • Justice Emilios Kyrou, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • The Hon. Chris Maxwell AC, former President of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • The Hon. Murray Kellam AO, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria