INDIANAPOLIS — Kosciusko County Superior Court 1 Judge David Cates was among judges, magistrates and commissioners recognized at the annual judicial conference.
Cates was recognized by Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush for his commitment to higher education. He was among 14 judicial officers receiving an Indiana Judicial College certificate, and among 29 who received an Indiana Graduate Program for Judges certificate. The honors were presented at the annual judicial conference.
The Indiana Judicial College certificate was presented to those who completed 120 hours of education presented by the Indiana Office of Court Services. The program enhances legal knowledge and improves personal and professional development.
The graduate program is for judges who desire an in-depth and intensive learning experience. The program requires one week of course work and additional assignments for two consecutive summers.