Forty attorneys from the California Supreme Court and First Appellate District in San Francisco joined forces this year to log hundreds of hours of volunteer legal work.
Data show steady increase in women, and justices and judges of color over 15 years
Los Angeles County judges mentor attorneys through the process of applying for a judgeship, part of an effort to grow and diversify the bench locally and throughout California.
Remote hearings on Aug. 30 for the First and Sixth Appellate District nominations will be webcast live from the California Courts Newsroom.
San Francisco—The California Supreme Court has named Lisa Ferguson Walker as the new director of its 15-member Civil Central Staff, effective October 1, 2018. Walker replaces Emily Graham, the director for the past ten years, who recently retired after serving the court for 29 years. Walker is the first African American attorney to serve as a director for the California Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed six appointments by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the Courts of Appeal.
Justice Jim Humes has been named Administrative Presiding Justice of the First Appellate District in San Francisco.
Inspired by the Chief Justice, 13 California counties launch efforts to boost civic education.
Videoconference technology helps deliver self-help services remotely and increases a court's outreach.
Six appointments were confirmed to the First and Second Appellate Districts.
Appointments were confirmed to the First, Third and Fourth Appellate Districts.
The California Supreme Court today appointed Justice William S. Dato, of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) as a member of the Commission on Judicial Performance.