Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III Named Chairman of the National Judicial College Board of Trustees

May 26, 2016

Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III, Member-in-Charge of the Florence, Kentucky, office of Frost Brown Todd LLC has been named chairman of The National Judicial College (NJC) Board of Trustees, effective June 1, 2016.

Robinson has served on the NJC board since 2013, including as treasurer. He has been active in the American Bar Association (ABA) for more than 30 years, including as 135th ABA President (2011-12), ABA Treasurer (2005-08), 10 years on ABA Board of Governors, over 30 years in ABA House of Delegates and nine years as Kentucky State Delegate.

Robinson is a Life Member, Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference; Fellow, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers; Fellow, International Society of Barristers and Life Leadership Fellow, American Bar Foundation.  He is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA); American Law Institute; International Association of Defense Counsel; Product Liability Advisory Council and a past Commissioner on the Uniform Law Commission.  Robinson served as 50th President, Kentucky Bar Association (1985-86); President, Kentucky Bar Foundation (1988-89); Founding Chair (1986-88), Kentucky Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Fund; President, National Caucus of State Bar Associations (1995-96) and is on the Board of the American Inns of Court Foundation.

Robinson is a graduate of Thomas More College (1967) and the University of Kentucky, College of Law (1971), where in 2004 he was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame.

About National Judicial College

Founded in 1963, NJC is the nation’s leading provider of judicial education. The first to offer programs to judges nationwide, the NJC continues to work with the judiciary to improve productivity, challenge current perceptions of justice and inspire judges to achieve judicial excellence. The College serves as the one place where judges from across the nation and around the world can meet to improve the delivery of justice and advance the rule of law through a disciplined process of professional study and collegial dialogue. By offering courses and programs attended by more than 4,000 judges from all 50 states, U.S. territories and more than 150 countries every year, the NJC seeks to further its mission of education, innovation and advancing justice.