Judge Eileen Olds was inaugurated as the 46th President of the American Judges Association (AJA) on September 29, 2007 at the Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC. This accomplishment makes her the first Virginian to serve as AJA’s president since the association’s inception in 1959 . AJA is the largest independent association of judges in North America.
Judge Olds became the first female judge of the First Judicial District of Virginia in 1995 and still remains the only female jurist. She currently presides as a Judge of the Chesapeaker Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.Judge Eileen Olds was initiated in the Kappa Rho chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at the University of Virginia.