Glenn A. Grant, J.A.D. Biography

Judge Glenn Grant

Glenn A. Grant, J.A.D.
Acting Administrative Director of the
New Jersey Courts

Acting Administrative Director Glenn A. Grant was appointed by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner effective September 1, 2008. A judge of the Appellate Division of Superior Court, Judge Grant had served as the presiding judge of the family division in Essex Vicinage from 2003 until the time of his appointment. He was named to the Superior Court bench in 1998. In addition to his work in the family division, Judge Grant served as the acting chief judge of the Newark Municipal Court from 2002 to 2003.

Prior to his judicial career, Judge Grant served as the business administrator for the City of Newark from 1992 to 1998, as corporation counsel for the City of Newark from 1986 to 1992 and assistant corporation counsel from 1979 to 1986.

While on the bench, Judge Grant served as the chair of the Conference of Presiding Judges—Family Division from 2007 to 2008, and as chair of the Conference’s Children in Court Committee from 2005 to 2007.

Judge Grant received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Lehigh University in 1975, and a Juris Doctor degree from Catholic University in 1978. He also earned a certificate in senior executive management from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1991. He and his wife, Newark Municipal Court Judge Roslyn Holmes Grant, have two children, Taylor and Glenn.