Honorable Jane Kauvar
Judge Kauvar was appointed to the District Court in 1981 and to the Superior Court in 2016. She has previously served on the Commission from February, 2008 to February, 2011. Judge Kauvar presides over the Fairbanks Juvenile Treatment Court, and is a training judge for Magistrate Judges. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a BA in 1970, and from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, with a JD in 1973. She came to Alaska to clerk for Justice Jay A. Rabinowitz, and was then an assistant district attorney and an assistant public defender, before being appointed to the bench.