I am extremely excited and honoured to be President of the Lay Magistrates’ Association of Jamaica (LMAJ), Kingston Chapter. It is with heartfelt pride that I have the pleasure of introducing you to the official website of the Lay Magistrates' Association of Jamaica, Kingston Chapter and the Custos of Kingston. This website was designed in an effort to continuously serve you better.

I urge you to take a tour of our website to satisfy your information needs on the Chapter and the Justices of the Peace for the parish of Kingston. Your feedback will help to improve our service delivery; so please do not hesitate to give us your views.

The Lay Magistrates’ Association of Jamaica, Kingston is an august Chapter of the Lay Magistrates’ Association of Jamaica and has a rich history since its formation in 1993. The Chapter’s membership comprises Justices of the Peace commissioned to serve the Parish of Kingston. Over the years, the LMAJ, Kingston Chapter, through partnership with the Custos of Kingston, has committed to the provision of a suitable forum for Justices of the Peace to discuss concerns, establish objectives and develop plans to ensure ongoing training and quality performance for its members.

These quality-assurance efforts are aligned to ensure that Justices of the Peace maintain a record of unquestionable integrity and operate at high standards. I am committed to the process of developing and contributing to our beautiful and historic parish of Kingston and, by extension, Jamaica. In doing so, my main focus is for the LMAJ, Kingston Chapter to be more visible, engaging, and interacting within the communities of Kingston. These initiatives include more coordinated programmes, community development, and outreach programmes.

Please explore our website to learn more about us and our plans to serve you better.

Mark Gonzales, JP, MBA, BSc, ASc