Three judges from the Republic of Slovenia visited with members
of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Family Law Section Council
at the MBA in Boston on Jan. 29. Family Law Section Council
Co-Chair Thomas J. Barbar hosted the delegation for two hours along
with section members Marc Fitzgerald, Theresa Ramos and Mary
The judges' MBA visit was part of a three-day trip to the United
States as part of the program, "Family & Domestic Relations:
Judicial Issues. A Project for Slovenia." While in Massachusetts,
the judges also met with Probate and Family Court Chief Justice
Paula M. Carey and Suffolk Probate and Family Court Judge John M.
The judges were District Court Judge Janja Roblek, president of
the Slovenian Association of Judges; Majda Irt, a judge in
Ljubljana; and Spela Prodan, a high court judge in Koper.