The Assignment Judge is the chief judicial officer within Gloucester for Vicinage 15, which is composed of Gloucester, Cumberland, and Salem Counties. The Assignment Judge's primary responsibility is the administration of all the courts in the three counties subject to the direction of the Chief Justice and by the rule of the Supreme Court. The Assignment Judge is responsible for implementing and enforcement of the rules, policies, and directives of the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice, and the Administrative Director.
Authorized Representative of the Chief Justice
Moreover, the Assignment Judge is the authorized representative of the Chief Justice for the efficient and economic management of all the courts within the three-county area. The responsibilities of the Assignment Judge include such matters as budgets, personnel, facilities, case coordination, etc. The Assignment Judge is responsible for the supervision and efficient management of all court matters filed in the three-county area and for the supervision, superintendence, and allocation of all judges and personnel having a judicial support function within the three-county area. In addition, the Assignment Judge has full responsibility for the administration of all court units within the three-county area.
Supervision & Efficient Management of All Court Matters
The Assignment Judge is responsible for the supervision and efficient management of all court matters filed in the tri-county area and for the supervision, superintendence, and allocation judges and personnel having judicial support function within the tri-county area.
The Assignment Judge's office is located on the 3rd Floor of the Justice Complex on Hunter Street in Woodbury, NJ.