What do I call the judge?

Speaking and writing to judges in Victoria

This guide makes it easy to know what to call a judge, magistrate or tribunal member when you are speaking or writing to them. Developed for both the public and the profession in consultation with the courts, it is the first guide of its type in Victoria.


  • What do I call the judge in court?
  • What do I call the judge outside court?
  • Writing to judges
  • What do I call a retired judge?

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This page was last updated on May 17, 2018