Session: Court Annexed Mediation; Kenyan Milestones
Profile: Hon. Caroline Kendagor, O.G.W, is a Magistrate with the Kenya Judiciary. She currently serves as Acting Registrar of Mediation, in the Court Annexed Mediation Secretariat, Nairobi, which oversees the use of Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism, under the umbrella of the Court.
Hon. Kendagor is an Alumni of Moi University, Eldoret, School of Law, class of 2004 and is currently pursuing a Masters of Law at the University of Nairobi with an interest in Governance and Democracy. She was admitted to the Bar in 2006 and was in private practice prior to joining the Judiciary in 2010.
Hon. Kendagor has participated in various initiatives in the Judiciary whose aim has been to improve access to justice and service delivery. She has served at Kakamega Law Courts and Family Division of the High Court, Nairobi as Deputy Registrar. She is a member of The Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association, where she is the sitting Vice President and is also a member of The International Association of Women Judges – Kenya Chapter.
Hon. Kendagor has received several awards and recognitions for her dedication and commitment to excellence. The Law Society of Kenya in its 4 th edition of Nairobi Legal Trust Awards feted her as Judicial Officer of the Year, 2021. She is also a recipient of the Presidential Honours Title; Order of the Grand Warrior (O.G.W) and was most recently recognized by Kenya Christian Professionals Forum for emerging as the Winner in the Leadership Category during the Utumishi Bora Awards 2022. Kendy, as her friends fondly call her, operates on an open door policy and desires to be easily accessible to the mediators and mediation stakeholders. She is passionate about mentorship and is a fitness enthusiast.