Judge Lou Trosch Recognized by Board of Governors as Judge of the Year

October 13, 2011

The Honorable Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr. was awarded the Distinguished Jurist Award by the Board of Governors on behalf of the North Carolina Association of District Court Judges at their annual fall conference in Winston-Salem on October 13, 2011. This award is presented to a District Court judge who goes above and beyond the call of duty, and serves as an example of how a judge should act and help his or her community.

Judge Lou Trosch Receives Leaders in the Law Award

Judge Trosch pleased to accept the sixth annual 2016 Lawyers Weekly Award for Leaders in Law.  Lawyers Weekly honors legal professionals licensed and practicing law in the state of North Carolina, who have gone above and beyond their profession and their community.  These honorees represent the most influential individuals within our state’s legal community.

Judge Trosch Goes to Washington: to Testify before Congress

District Court Judge Lou Trosch has been called to Washington to speak in support of funding for the Court Improvement Program, which makes vulnerable children a priority. The program helps the 800 to 1,000 children in Mecklenburg County who look to juvenile courts for help after being removed from their homes

Judge Lou Trosch on The Atlantic’s prestigious panel on new “Raise the Age” laws

October 17, 2017

Taking into account the political, historical and demographic currents that shape the story of race in America—and in Charlotte—The Atlantic  posed the question: What would “liberty and justice for all” actually look like in Charlotte?

Judge Trosch Named Race Matters for Juvenile Justice Chair

Judge Trosch champions local, state and national efforts to reduce disparities for children of color. He is recognized across the United States as an expert on the impact that Implicit Bias has upon judges and serves on the national steering committee for the Courts Catalyzing Change Initiative. Locally, Judge Trosch Chairs Race Matters for Juvenile Justice, which is a collaborative leadership group formed by the Juvenile Judges of North Carolina’s 26th Judicial District. It brings together judicial officers, systems’ experts, service providers and community partners who have set an agenda to reduce the disproportionate representation of and disparate outcomes for children and families of color in the juvenile justice system.

TeenHealth Connection honors Local Juvenile Court Judges with the 2017 Dr. John G. Johnston Award

September 23, 2017

The Johnston Award honors individuals and organizations that have demonstrated sustained and significant impact on adolescents in the Charlotte community. Congratulations to the Mecklenburg County District Court Judges, the 2017 recipient of the Dr. John G. Johnston Award for Excellence in Adolescent Medicine and Health.

North Carolina’s Only Judge Certified As Child Welfare Law Specialist

June 01, 2014

In 2010 Judge Lou Trosch became the first Judge in North Carolina to be certified as a specialist in Child Welfare Law and one of only 4 such experts in the entire state. Child Welfare Attorney Specialists (CSLS) are recognized by the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC). Attorneys receive the CWLS credential from the NACC by showing their proficiency in child welfare law through a comprehensive child welfare law competency process.

N.C. Judge Will Honor King at W&L Law School

January 14, 2013

As part of its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance on Jan. 21, 2013 the Washington and Lee School of Law will feature a guest lecture by North Carolina District Court Judge Louis A. Trosch Jr., who has received considerable attention for his methods of avoiding implicit bias in his courtroom. It will be a homecoming for Lou, a 1988 graduate of W&L and a 6′ 6″ forward on the Generals basketball team. An English major here, Lou received his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was appointed to the 26th Judicial District Court bench in Mecklenburg County, N.C., in 1999, and won re-election again in 2012.

Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr., Elected to Board of Trustees of National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

August 08, 2008

Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr., of Charlotte, N.C., was elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) during the organization’s 71st Annual Conference held July 27-30, 2008 in Norfolk, Virginia and continues to serve in this capacity.

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