John R. Meeks is the vice president of the Institute for Court Management at the National Center for State Courts. He was the director of the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College from 1996-2006 and a senior attorney at the Supreme Court of Florida Office of the State Court Administrator from 1989-96. A member of the Florida Bar, he practiced law in Pensacola from 1985-89. Mr. Meeks is a past president of the National Association of State Judicial Educators (August 2006–August 2007). He has been a frequent presenter at state and national judicial-branch education programs on the topics of adult education, faculty development, curriculum development, leadership, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. He holds a B.A. from the University of the South (Sewanee), 1982, and a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law, 1985.