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Judicial Profile: Fifth District Justice M. Bruce Smith

January 17, 2018 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Smith’s wry sense of humor complements what his friends describe as keen emotional intelligence that enables him to quickly gauge a situation and the players involved. It also underscores a humbleness that makes him easy to get along with, said Fresno County Superior Court Judge Mark W. Snauffer.

Judicial Profile: Fifth District Justice Rosendo Peña Jr.

December 13, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Peña is the first and so far only Latino to serve on the 5th District, a distinction that complements what attorneys say is a lengthy list of characteristics that makes him ideal for the judiciary. He’s calm, rational and diligent. He writes well and researches thoroughly. He has deep experience in broad areas of law and a reputation for tackling complex matters with comfortable ease.

Governor Names 22 to Superior Courts, Six in Los Angeles

December 27, 2016 | NewsLinks
Gov. Jerry Brown Friday named 22 lawyers and court commissioners to superior court vacancies, including six to the Los Angeles Superior Court. He also nominated three superior court judges for elevation to Divs. One and Two of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, and to the Fifth District Court of Appeal.
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Audio: Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye on Access 3D

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye lays the foundation for reforms within the branch to make access to justice physical, remote, and equal. 

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