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What is a Tribunal Member, an Administrative Law Judge, and a Hearing Referee?

An Administrative Law Judge is any person assigned by the hearing system to preside over and hear a contested case or other matter assigned, including, but not limited to, tribunal member, hearing officer, presiding officer, referee, and magistrate.

A Tribunal Member is a judge appointed to the Tribunal by the Governor for a four-year term.

A Hearing Referee is an individual contracted with the Tribunal to preside over Small Claims hearings