RECEIVES CERTIFICATE IN JUDICIAL STUDIES
Judge Luna received his certificate in Special Court Trial Skills. The Certificate in Judicial Development is an innovative program of the National Judicial College designed for judges who want to concentrate their studies in a focused academic area. The certification is a hallmark of staff that complements existing degrees. Judges who earn Certificates in Judicial Development earn a higher level of judicial expertise, skill and knowledge. Judge Luna also serves as a Supreme Court Justice for the five states in the Northwest International Court Appellate project. He works full time as a review judge for the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services in Washington.
The National Judicial College was featured on "60 Minutes" as the leading continuing education center for state trial court judges, state and federal administrative law judges, tribal court judges, and military court judges. Since its founding in 1963, more than 52,000 certificates of completion have been issued to graduates who are judges from all 50 states and more than 150 foreign countries. Alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and David Souter. U.S. Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and John Paul Stephens have served as lecturers.