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Event Friday August 26, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Commission on Judicial Appointments to Consider the Nomination of Justice Patricia Guerrero as Chief Justice of California

The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing on Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom to consider the nomination of Justice Patricia Guerrero as Chief Justice of California.

Seating in the courtroom, located on the fourth floor of the Earl Warren Building at 350 McAllister Street in San Francisco, will be limited. Overflow seating will be available in the Milton Marks Auditorium, located within the Ronald M. George State Office Complex at 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. Any mask requirements that may be specified by state and local health directives in effect at the time of the hearing will be enforced. The hearing will be webcast live on the California Courts Newsroom.

If confirmed by the commission, Justice Guerrero must also be elected by voters at the Nov. 8 general election.

The commission members who will consider the appointment are: Chief Justice of California Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye (Chair), California Attorney General Rob Bonta, and senior Presiding Justice of the state Courts of Appeal Manuel A. Ramirez