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 1989–1996. A member of the Florida Bar, he practiced law in Pensacola and is a past president of the National Association of State Judicial Educators (2006–2007). He has also served that organization as president-elect, vice president, Midwest regional director, chair of the education and bylaws committees, and a member of several committees, including the mentor committee. Meeks has been a frequent presenter at state and national judicial branch education programs on the topics of adult education, faculty development, curriculum development, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which he is qualified to administer. He received a bachelor of arts from the University of the South (Sewanee), and his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1985.