Rule 10.57. Judicial Service Advisory Committee
(a) Area of focus
The committee makes recommendations for improving judicial service, retention, and compensation.
(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(b) Additional duties
In addition to the duties described in rule 10.34, the committee must identify and evaluate best current national and local practices and develop or recommend necessary training related to the following issues:
(1)A "cafeteria plan" of benefits; wellness subsidies; professional development allowances; personal leave; and supplemental life, disability, or liability insurance;
(2)Health-care benefits, including services and programs;
(3)Compensation and retirement, including recommendations for 401(k) and other deferred compensation programs and the most appropriate mechanism for setting judicial salaries;
(4)Resources and programs for quality of judicial life, particularly those dealing with health, stress, and relationships;
(5)Mentorship programs; and
(6)Special needs and programs for new and retired judges.
(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
The committee must include at least one member from each of the following categories:
(1)Appellate court justice;
(3)Superior court judge from a court with 15 or more judges;
(4)Superior court judge from a court with 5 to 14 judges;
(5)Superior court judge from a court with 4 or fewer judges;
(6)Superior court executive officer from a court with 15 or more judges;
(7)Superior court executive officer from a court with 14 or fewer judges;
(8)Member of the Administrative Presiding Justices Advisory Committee; and
(9)Member of the Trial Court Presiding Judges Advisory Committee.
(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
Rule 10.57 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 6.57 effective January 1, 2003.