The Flaschner Judicial Institute Board of Trustees adopted the following Mission Statement and Academic Philosophy in the early 1990s:

The mission of the Franklin N. Flaschner Judicial Institute, Inc. is to assist both new and experienced judges throughout their judicial careers in their overall professional development, broadly defined. The overriding objective is to promote the highest possible standards of judicial professionalism for the benefit of the public and the administration of justice.

Toward this end and in consideration of judges’ diverse duties and responsibilities, the Flaschner Institute annually provides a balanced academic agenda with course offerings in the following key program areas:

• Substantive and Procedural Law
• Recognizing Bias and Achieving Fairness
• Judicial Ethics
• Skills Training
• Bench/Bar Relations