Memorial tribute for Judge Boochever to be held July 3

A memorial tribute for the late Judge Robert Boochever will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, inside the Dimond Courthouse in downtown Juneau.

The Alaska Supreme Court, the Alaska Bar Association and the Juneau Bar Association are sponsoring the event, according to a news release from the Alaska Court System.

The tribute is scheduled to last until noon and will be followed by a luncheon reception from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Treadwell Room of the Baranof Hotel.

The tribute is free and open to the public, and the luncheon costs $20 per person. To RSVP, call 264-0548 by Friday, June 29.

A longtime Juneau attorney and jurist, Boochever served as chief justice for the Alaska Supreme Court from 1972-1980. In 1980, he became the first Alaskan to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He died in October 2011.

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