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Being a judge doesn’t end when the docket does. Experienced judges understand their duties include much more than overseeing a courtroom. A significant part of a judicial officer’s duties also includes leadership in the community, committee participation, meetings with stakeholders, and ensuring access to justice. Many judges also find time to visit schools, work with youth groups, speak at law-related organizations, or volunteer with mock trial teams. Much of this work takes place off the bench, and sometimes, outside of regular work hours.  In this area, you will find resources and information that can help you find opportunities to engage in meaningful work to help support domestic violence and sexual assault response in your community.