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Joseph M. Caligiuri

Joe is the Disciplinary Counsel in the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, where he has
worked since 2002. He is responsible for investigating and prosecuting lawyers and
judges accused of ethical misconduct. Joe is a frequent lecturer for the Ohio Judicial
College, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Association of Judicial Disciplinary
Counsel. Joe is also an adjunct professor of law at The Ohio State University, where he
teaches Professional Responsibility. Joe was a former prosecutor in Buffalo, NY, and is
a graduate of New England Law and the Clemson University MBA Program.

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David J. Sachar

David J. Sachar is the Executive Director of the Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission. He received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Williams H. Bowen School of Law in 1994. Sachar began his legal career at the Office of the Prosecutor Coordinator.  Sachar was a felony level prosecutor over eight years during his career. He also spent over three years litigating medial cases for Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. He has tried over 100 jury trial and thousands of hearings and bench trials.

 

He is currently serving on the board of directors of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel and served as national president from 2017 to 2019. He is a new member of the board of directors for the Institute for African Women in the Law. He was appointed to the inaugural expert panel for the United Nations – Office of Drugs and Crime, Global Judicial Integrity Network. He has spoken on judicial ethics nationwide as well as in Seoul, South Korea and Doha, Qatar as well as consulting with the judiciary of Victoria, Australia, the International Criminal Court, and ongoing legal best practices efforts in the country of Nigeria.

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Marla N. Greenstein

Marla N. Greenstein is Executive Director of the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct, a position she has held since 1989.  She previously served as senior staff attorney for the Alaska Judicial Council and as senior staff attorney for the American Judicature Society in Chicago.  Ms. Greenstein served from 1996-97 as Chair of the Lawyers Conference of the American Bar Association’s Judicial Division, and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the ABA Judicial Division Ethics and Professionalism Committee. Ms. Greenstein also serves as Secretary of the Board of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel. She is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree in American Government and Philosophy from Georgetown University.  Ms. Greenstein has published articles in the areas of judicial selection and judicial discipline, including “Judicial Disqualification in Alaska Courts,” Alaska Law Review, June 2000.  She serves on the Alaska Bar’s Ethics Committee and Fair and Impartial Courts Committee.  Ms. Greenstein is the Ethics Column Editor for the American Bar Association’s Judges Journal, authoring the quarterly journal’s column. She has lectured widely in the area of judicial ethics and has served as faculty for international judicial ethics seminars in Indonesia, Micronesia and Russia. Ms. Greenstein served as co-chair for the Khabarovsk-Alaska Rule of Law Partnership during its 7 years of activity.

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Adrienne Mering

Adrienne Meiring is the Executive Director of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission and Counsel to the Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications/Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission.  Adrienne received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from the Ohio State University in 1990, graduating summa cum laude.  She earned her Juris Doctorate with Honors from the Ohio State College of Law in 1993.  Upon graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Rudy Lozano, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Indiana/Hammond Division.  Adrienne’s prior legal experience includes litigating employment discrimination cases in Indiana and Kentucky on behalf of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Adrienne also previously worked for many years as a sex crimes prosecutor at the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis.  Adrienne serves on the board of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel.  In her spare time, she likes to swim, box, paint, and spend time with her two children.

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Jacqueline Habersham

Jacqueline Habersham joined the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct in 2001 and serves as the Executive Director. She previously served as the Deputy General Counsel and Senior Counsel for the agency. Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Habersham practiced law in the areas of real estate, employment law and personal injury litigation as an associate attorney in the small boutique firm of Theodore Andrews and Associates. She subsequently went into private practice representing clients in family law, personal injury, criminal defense, and probate. Ms. Habersham earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in a dual major of Political Science and Public Administration from Florida A&M University, and law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.

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Robert H. Tembeckijan

Robert H. Tembeckjian is Administrator and Counsel to the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, which enforces promulgated codes of ethics on New York's 3,500 judges and disciplines those who violate them. He is a graduate of Syracuse University, the Fordham University School of Law and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where he earned a Masters in Public Administration. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Armenia in 1994, teaching graduate courses and lecturing on constitutional law and ethics at the American University of Armenia and Yerevan State University. He also advised the Armenian Parliament on its drafting of a new constitution. Mr. Tembeckjian served on the Advisory Committee to the American Bar Association Commission to Evaluate the Model Code of Judicial Conduct from 2003-07. He is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel and previously served as a Trustee of the Westwood Mutual Funds and the United Nations International School, and on the Board of Directors of the Civic Education Project. Mr. Tembeckjian has served on various ethics and professional responsibility committees of the New York State and New York City Bar Associations, and he has published numerous articles on judicial ethics and discipline. He was a member of the editorial board of the Justice System Journal, a publication of the National Center for State Courts, from 2007-10. In 2022, Mr. Tembeckjian was appointed by California Governor Gavin Newsom to the Committee to Review Operations and Structure of the [California] Commission on Judicial Performance.

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Donald R. Holtz is an Investigator with the The Supreme Court of Ohio, Office of Disciplinary Counsel, a position he has held since 2009. He previously was employed as the Director of Security for The Longaberger Company. Holtz retired after 25 years of service as a Staff Lieutenant assigned to The Ohio State Patrol’s Office of Investigative Services. He previously served for three years as a Police Officer with the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C.  Holtz attended Jefferson Technical College, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Maryland Institute of Criminal Justice. He is a certified Polygraph Examiner, and completed various specialized law enforcement training throughout his career. Holtz served in various positions with the Ohio State Patrol to include the Marion Post Commander, Scientific Investigation Unit Commander, and the Hostage Negotiation Team Commander. He was an instructor at the Ohio State Patrol’s Academy providing instruction to Ohio State Highway Patrol Cadets, Troopers, and police officers. Holtz provided instruction in Investigative Techniques, and Interviews and Interrogations. Holtz holds a permanent Instructors certificate from the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy. During his career Holtz managed and conducted major criminal investigations for the Ohio State Patrol.

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