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Alabama

  Supreme Court Court of Criminal Appeals Court of Civil Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 9 5 5 140
Women Judges 3 3 1 21
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0 12
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Alaska

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 5 3 40
Women Judges 2 0 7
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Arizona

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 5 22 193
Women Judges 1 5 62
African American/Black Judges 0 1 2
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 1 7
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1 2

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Arkansas

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 12 115
Women Judges 2 4 18
African American/Black Judges 0 1 12
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

California

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 7 102 1522
Women Judges 4 30 444
African American/Black Judges 0 3 81
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 3 118
Native American Judges 0 0 5
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 2 3 81

Figures were derived from "Demographic Data on Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of California State Justices and Judges" (2010).  

Colorado

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 22 157
Women Judges 3 4 40
African American/Black Judges 0 0 3
Latino/Hispanic Judges 2 1 10
Native American Judges 0 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Connecticut

  Supreme Court Appellate Court Superior Court
Judgeships 7 9 278
Women Judges 1 2 58
African American/Black Judges 1 2 16
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 10
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Delaware

  Supreme Court Court of Chancery Superior Court
Judgeships 5 5 20
Women Judges 1 0 5
African American/Black Judges 0 0 2
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

District of Columbia

  Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 9 62
Women Judges 6 29
African American/Black Judges 4 24
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 3
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Federal

Florida

  Supreme Court District Courts of Appeal Circuit Court County Court
Judgeships 7 60 576 310
Women Judges 2 12 155 111
African American/Black Judges 2 5 22 25
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 5 29 15
Native American Judges 0 0 1 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in September 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Georgia

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 7 12 205
Women Judges 1 4 42
African American/Black Judges 2 2 20
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures were updated by AJS staff in November 2009. Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Hawaii

  Supreme Court Intermediate Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 5 6 32
Women Judges 2 3 11
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 3 3 22

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Idaho

  Supreme Court Courts of Appeal District Court
Judgeships 5 4 125
Women Judges 0 1 14
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 1 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Illinois

  Supreme Court Appellate Court Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 54 893
Women Judges 3 18 244
African American/Black Judges 1 7 54
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 1 17
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 8

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Indiana

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court Superior Court
Judgeships 5 15 107 206
Women Judges 0 5 17 42
African American/Black Judges 1 1 0 9
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 1 3
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Iowa

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 9 187
Women Judges 0 5 44
African American/Black Judges 0 0 4
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Kansas

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 13 233
Women Judges 3 3 37
African American/Black Judges 0 1 3
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 4
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1

Figures are based on information provided by the League of Women Voters in October 2009.   Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Kentucky

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 14 129
Women Judges 2 6 38
African American/Black Judges 0 1 1
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Louisiana

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 49 203
Women Judges 3 10 44
African American/Black Judges 1 12 43
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Maine

  Supreme Judicial Court Superior Court
Judgeships 7 17
Women Judges 2 2
African American/Black Judges 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Maryland

  Court of Appeals Court of Special Appeals Circuit Court District Court
Judgeships 7 13 145 106
Women Judges 3 3 45 34
African American/Black Judges 2 2 34 17
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 2 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 2

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Massachusetts

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 7 25 78
Women Judges 3 8 28
African American/Black Judges 1 1 6
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 1 2
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 1 1 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Michigan

  Supreme Court Courts of Appeal Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 28 221
Women Judges 3 8 57
African American/Black Judges 1 3 33
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 2
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Minnesota

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 19 280
Women Judges 2 9 83
African American/Black Judges 1 4 9
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 1
Native American Judges 0 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 3
Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Mississippi

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Chancery Court Circuit Court
Judgeships 9 10 45 53
Women Judges 1 2 12 8
African American/Black Judges 1 2 8 8
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Missouri

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 32 319
Women Judges 3 9 57
African American/Black Judges 0 4 21
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 2
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Montana

  Supreme Court District Court
Judgeships 7 43
Women Judges 2 10
African American/Black Judges 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Nebraska

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 7 6 55
Women Judges 1 1 9
African American/Black Judges 0 0 1
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Nevada

  Supreme Court District Court
Judgeships 7 72
Women Judges 2 26
African American/Black Judges 1 1
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 2
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

New Hampshire

  Supreme Court Superior Court
Judgeships 5 19
Women Judges 2 4
African American/Black Judges 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

New Jersey

  Supreme Court Appellate Division, Superior Court Superior Court
Judgeships 7 35 393
Women Judges 3 18 92
African American/Black Judges 0 2 33
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 3 17
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008).  Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

New Mexico

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 5 10 86
Women Judges 1 3 20
African American/Black Judges 0 0 2
Latino/Hispanic Judges 3 4 9
Native American Judges 0 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

New York

  Court of Appeals Appellate Division, Supreme Court Supreme Court Trial Courts
Judgeships 7 65 313 313
Women Judges 3 20 83 83
African American/Black Judges 1 7 49 5
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 3 21 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 2 3 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010).   

North Carolina

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 7 15 133
Women Judges 4 8 10
African American/Black Judges 1 3 14
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

North Dakota

  Supreme Court District Court
Judgeships 5 44
Women Judges 2 7
African American/Black Judges 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Ohio

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Court of Common Pleas
Judgeships 7 69 387
Women Judges 4 28 89
African American/Black Judges 1 5 12
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 1
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Oklahoma

  Supreme Court Court of Criminal Appeals Court of Civil Appeals District Court
Judgeships 9 5 12 239
Women Judges 2 1 1 46
African American/Black Judges 1 1 1 5
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 0
Native American Judges 1 0 0 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Oregon

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court Tax Court
Judgeships 7 10 173 1
Women Judges 2 2 54 0
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Pennsylvania

  Supreme Court Superior Court Commonwealth Court Court of Common Pleas
Judgeships 7 15 7 409
Women Judges 2 9 4 104
African American/Black Judges 0 1 2 33
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 2
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0
Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Rhode Island

  Supreme Court Superior Court
Judgeships 5 22
Women Judges 1 7
African American/Black Judges 0 2
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

South Carolina

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 5 9 46
Women Judges 2 2 4
African American/Black Judges 1 1 4
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

South Dakota

  Supreme Court Circuit Court
Judgeships 5 38
Women Judges 1 7
African American/Black Judges 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary, 20th ed (2010). 

Tennessee

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Court of Criminal Appeals Trial Courts
Judgeships 5 12 12 154
Women Judges 3 2 2 23
African American/Black Judges 0 2 2 8
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Texas

  Supreme Court Court of Criminal Appeals Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 9 9 80 453
Women Judges 2 4 32 118
African American/Black Judges 2 0 2 13
Latino/Hispanic Judges 2 0 9 72
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1 4

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Utah

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 5 7 69
Women Judges 2 2 11
African American/Black Judges 0 0 1
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 2
Native American Judges 0 1 1
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 4

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Vermont

  Supreme Court Superior Court District Court
Judgeships 5 12 17
Women Judges 2 2 5
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Virginia

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 11 148
Women Judges 1 2 20
African American/Black Judges 2 2 16
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Washington

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Superior Court
Judgeships 9 22 182
Women Judges 4 11 59
African American/Black Judges 0 2 1
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 1
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 1 4

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

West Virginia

  Supreme Court Circuit Court
Judgeships 5 68
Women Judges 2 7
African American/Black Judges 0 2
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0
Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Wisconsin

  Supreme Court Court of Appeals Circuit Court
Judgeships 7 16 237
Women Judges 4 5 37
African American/Black Judges 0 1 6
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 5
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010). 

Wyoming

  Supreme Court District Court Circuit Court
Judgeships 5 21 24
Women Judges 1 1 5
African American/Black Judges 0 0 0
Latino/Hispanic Judges 0 0 0
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 0

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008). Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010).