His Honor Kabineh M. Ja’neh

His Honor Kabineh M. Ja’neh

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

His Honor Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh was born in Bahn, Zoe-Geh District, Nimba County, Republic of Liberia. Justice Ja’neh obtained his formative early education at an Islamic teaching school where he was tutored by his father, Karmo Sorie Ja’neh.

He then pursued his high school education at the A.M.E. (African Methodist Episcopal) Zion Academy in Monrovia, where he obtained his High School Diploma, in 1979. Justice Ja’neh immediately commenced his public service career after his high school studies as a “clerk” in the Civil Engineering Department of the National Port Athority, Freeport of Monrovia, whilst at the same time, in pursuit of higher education.

His educational quest then took him to the University of Liberia where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree in Geography in 1987. In the same year, Justice Ja’neh received a Teacher’s Certificate from a Khartoum, Sudan-based Specialized Teacher’s Training Group; a qualification which found Justice Ja’neh part-time in the classrooms of the Muslim Congress High School teaching geography between 1986 – 1988.

Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh matriculated to the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia where he acquired a L.L.B degree in Law in the year 1990. Later that same year, Justice Ja’neh attended the Arab Maritime Academy, in Alexandra, Egypt where he studied and received a Diploma in Planning and Administration of the Maritime Industry.

In 1994, Justice Ja’neh studied and received another Diploma in Organizational Techniques, Planning & Port Management from APEC (Association of Port Engineering Consultants), in Antwerp, Belgium, the same year Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh was admitted to the Liberian National Bar as an Attorney-At-Law.

In 1995, Justice Ja’neh furthered attained a Diploma in General Maritime Administration (to include Laws of the Sea for senior port administrators) through a specialized training program conducted by the Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America (USA). Justice Ja’neh holds a Certificate in Opinion Drafting and Legal Writing which he obtained from the National Judicial College, Reno, Navada, USA.

PUBLIC & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Associate Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh began his public and professional services as a “clerk” in the Civil Engineering Department of the National Port Authority at the Freeport of Monrovia, immediately after his graduation from High School, in 1979. Justice Ja’neh’s service at the National Port Authority spanned over a period of eighteen (18) years during which time he rose through the ranks occupying various positions to include; Senior Statistician, Superintendent (Container and Pier) and Operations Manager. He also served as Port Manager of the Freeport of Monrovia between 1995 – 1997).

Following his admission to the Liberian National Bar as an Attorney-At-Law, in 1994, Justice Ja’neh embarked on his legal practice by associating with the Freeport Legal Section, Center for Law and Human Rights Education, Association of Liberian Professional Lawyers and later joined the Firm, Legal Services, Inc. operated by Mr. Justice Karmo Soko Sackor, Sr. and Counsellor Snonsio E. Nigba as Sinior Partners. In 1998, Mr. Justice Ja’neh was admitted to the Supreme Court Bar as a Counsellor-At-Law further enhancing his legal career.

Mr. Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh was called to further service to his nation, when he served as Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Republic of Liberia (between 2003 and early 2006), during which time he also served as Chairman of the Mano River Union Security Council. As Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Justice Ja’neh attended and received a Certificate in Harmonization of Internation Penal Code held in Beijing, China in 2004.

In 2006, Mr. Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh, then Counsellor Kabineh M. Ja’neh was nominated and subsequently appointed Associate Justice to the Honorable Supreme Court Bench of the Republic of Liberia. Justice Ja’neh continues to demonstrate his dedication and commitment to service of Country in this position, working collaboratively with His Honor the Chief Justice and the Associate Justices to reform the Liberian Judiciary for a more efficient and effective dispensation of Justice. It is this commitment that saw Justice Ja’neh chairing the Steering Committee leading to the establishment of the James A.A. Pierre Judicial Institute where he served as the first Chairman of the Board of Governors of that institute from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Justice Ja’neh is also a lecturer in Criminal Law, Department of Criminal Justice at the A.M.E. Zion University.

 

PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL AFFILIATION

Mr. Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh is proud to affiliate and associate with various international and local professional and humanitarian organizations. These include; Board Member, International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC); Member, Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia; Member, Communita Di Sant’ Egidio (Catholic Church), Rome, Italy; Member, Board of Trustees, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Academy, Monrovia; Executive Member, Muslim Congress of Liberia; Founding Member, Student Integration Movement (SIM), University of Liberia; President; Geography Students Association of the University of Liberia (GEOSAUL) (1986 – 1987).

Mr. Justice Ja’neh has great appreciation of the people of the world due to his vast travel experience that has taken him over thirty (30) countries across Africa, The Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh has Judicial Oversight over:

Margibi County

Margibi County is the home of the 13th Judicial Circuit which sits on criminal, civil and probate matters and is housed in the Ministry of Internal Affairs Building.The 13th Judicial Circuit has three (3) specialized Courts and Read More…

Grand Bassa County

Grand Bassa County is the home of the 2nd Judicial Circuit which sits on criminal, civil and probate matters. The 2nd Judicial Circuit has three (3) specialized courts and oversees the functions of seven (7) magisterial courts located across the county. Read More….

Bong County

Bong County is the home of the 9th Judicial Circuit which sits on criminal, civil and probate matters and is housed in the Judicial Complex in Gbarnga City. The 9th Judicial Circuit has three (3) specialized courts and oversees the functions of a total of nine (9) magisterial courts located across the county. Read more…..

Lofa County

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