welcome to the

president's message


Thank you for your interest in the Ohio Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). This organization offers you the rare opportunity to have input on the cutting-edge issues of family law and alternative dispute resolution law to shape the future. AFCC serves as a resource for you to utilize its global and state networks of to-notch mental health care professionals, attorneys, magistrates, and judges. Research and information are also readily available to members. 


The AFCC Fall Conference will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 11-13, 2021. This event is scheduled to be in person. We hope to have a great turnout to the Fall Conference. I hope to see you there!


Please save the date for our next Ohio Annual Conference, which will be held April 6, 2022. 


We hope you consider joining our organization to assist you in your profession especially for those unique, high-conflict, or in depth cases. This collegial and engaging group is one we know you will enjoy and find beneficial.


– Judge Randal D. Fuller
President, AFCC Ohio Chapter

About Us


The Ohio Chapter of AFCC was founded in 2014 as a collaboration of judges, magistrates, attorneys, mental health professionals, and dispute resolution experts to encourage membership of local professionals to the parent organization, to provide to-notch local training opportunities, and to improve the network of professionals committed to the well-being of families and children.

Commitment to Mission and Vision Statement

Through multi-disciplinary education events and collaborative projects, the Chapter works to improve the Ohio justice system to improve access to services that improve the lives of families.

Upcoming Events


2022 Ohio AFCC Annual Conference
Breaking Through Conflict:
Maximizing Results for Families and Professionals
April 6, 2022
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Quest Conference Center


AFCC Annual Conference
The Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Technology in Family Law
Practical, Ethical, Safety, and Procedural Challenges
May 11-14, 2022
Chicago, IL
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile