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Welcome to NAHO

The National Association of Hearing Officials, Inc., is a professional nonprofit organization formed in 1987 comprised of individuals involved in the process of administrative adjudication. The twelve-member Board of Directors is elected by NAHO's membership and represents all sections of the country and a variety of administrative jurisdictions.

The mission of the National Association of Hearing Officials is to improve the fairness and effectiveness of the administrative hearing process, thus benefiting hearing officials, their employing agencies, and the individuals those agencies serve by: 

~promoting professionalism;

~offering instruction on sound administrative adjudication practices and procedures;

~providing year-round continuing legal and adjudicative education;

~affording a national forum for discussion of important issues; and

~furnishing leadership concerning the administrative hearing process.

NAHO does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, political affiliation, gender, gender expression, age, national origin/ethnicity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations. NAHO's membership reflects racial, ethnic, and gender diversity.

NAHO Members: Please make sure we have your current email address on file! You can update your email address anytime by logging into the NAHO website and updating your profile.  If you have forgotten your password, you may reset it here: 


Benefitting Hearing Officials and the Individuals they Serve...

NAHO Annual Conference





Special Membership Deal

If you join NAHO or renew your membership now, your membership will be effective through December 31, 2021. In addition, NAHO is waiving the $10 late fee for those whose membership has lapsed that wish to renew. As always, there are additional discounts for 5 or more adjudicators from the same agency joining at the same time.  For more information about joining or renewing your membership, go to 

You may also contact our Membership Chair, Marilyn Slifman, at

Upcoming Classes

We also plan to begin conducting a series of webinars via Zoom in late September.  Among the topics to be offered are:

Virtual Access to Justice: Conducting Remote Hearings Using Videoconferencing Platforms                                                         

Thursday, September 24   

10:00am Pacific                                                11:00 a.m. Mountain                                              12 noon Central                                                      1:00 p.m. Eastern                                                   

The class is FREE of charge to NAHO members. Register by placing this link in your web browser:

Here is a listing of some classes to be offered in October and beyond, dates and times to be announced:

  • Medicaid Disability Adjudication
  • Managing Moods (Yours) and Morale (Theirs) in Trying Times
  • Case Studies: School Suspension and Expulsion Hearings
  • Safety & Security Tips for Administrative Hearing Officials
  • Conducting Legal Research

Please watch your inbox for a complete schedule of upcoming classes and information on advance registration.  

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PO Box 492286
Lawrenceville, GA 30049

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