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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT – MANDATORY ONLINE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE BAR OF THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

Posted July 26th, 2015
Effective August 1, 2015, applications for attorney admissions in the Central District of California will only be accepted electronically. The online submission is an easy two-step process. First, complete Form G-60, Application for Admission to the Bar of the Central District of California. Second, upload the completed application and pay the application fee. The form,…
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, CENTRAL DISTRICT – ATTORNEYS REQUIRED TO FILE NEW CIVIL MISCELLANEOUS CASES ELECTRONICALLY, EFFECTIVE JULY 20, 2015

Posted July 26th, 2015
Since December 1, 2014, attorneys filing new civil actions in the Central District of California have been required by Local Rule 3-2 to file their case-initiating documents electronically, using the Court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF), unless exempted from electronic filing by Local Rule 5-4.2. Initially, “miscellaneous” cases (certain proceedings that are administrative or…
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STANISLAUS – SMALL CLAIMS AND UNLAWFUL DETAINER MATTERS

Posted July 26th, 2015
(07/24/15) The Superior Court will be transferring all Small Claims and Unlawful Detainer matters to the Turlock Court located at 300 Starr Avenue effective January 4, 2016. All Small Claims and Unlawful Detainer matters will be required to file their actions and subsequent documents at the Turlock Courthouse. The business hours will be Monday through…
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COURT OF APPEAL, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT – APPELLATE COURT TO REENACT ORAL ARGUMENT IN WESTMINISTER SCHOOL DISTRICT V. MENDEZ

Posted July 26th, 2015
RIVERSIDE—Presiding Justice Manuel A. Ramirez today announced that the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two, will host the third Justice John G. Gabbert Historic Oral Argument and Lecture Series. The oral argument reenactment and lecture will commemorate the appeal to the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Westminster School District of Orange County…
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SAN BERNARDINO – MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE WEEK – OCTOBER 26 – 30, 2015

Posted July 18th, 2015
SAN BERNARDINO—The Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, Civil Division, will host a Mandatory Settlement Conference Week, during the week of October 26 – 30, 2015. This Mandatory Settlement Conference Week is being held to assist litigants in resolving their cases prior to trial. In partnership with volunteer attorneys throughout the County, the…
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CALIFORNIA STATE BAR – AUDIT 5,200 ATTORNEYS FOR MCLE COMPLIANCE

Posted July 18th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2015 – The State Bar of California announced today that audit letters will go out next week to approximately 5,200 attorneys to ensure compliance with Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements. This is the fifth year that the State Bar has conducted audits that could potentially result in disciplinary action. The…
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CALIFORNIA COURTS – 2015 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD HONOREES ANNOUNCED (highest honor presented by the state Judicial Council)

Posted July 18th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO—The Judicial Council of California today announced four recipients of its 2015 Distinguished Service Award, the highest honors given by the state court system’s governing body. Now in its 22nd year, the award recognizes those who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and made significant contributions to the administration of justice. The recipients of this year’s…
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CALIFORNIA COURTS – JUDGE APPOINTED

Posted July 18th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO—Retired Solano Superior Court Judge Ramona Joyce Garrett has been appointed by the Judicial Council to a three-year term to the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). The state agency was created in the wake of the criminal justice realignment reforms in 2011 and provides “leadership, coordination, and technical assistance to promote effective…
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COURT OF APPEAL, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT – MANDATORY E-FILING

Posted July 18th, 2015
Local Rule 5. Electronic Filing (Division One Only) [I] Application (a) [Mandatory electronic filing] Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.70 through 8.79, the court requires all filings in writ proceedings (other than writs subject to California Rules of Court, rules 8.450 through 8.456) in the Fourth Appellate District, Division One, to be made…
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COURT OF APPEAL, THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT – MANDATORY E-FILING

Posted July 18th, 2015
In September 2015, e-filing through ImageSoft’s TrueFiling system will become mandatory for all attorneys in the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. The court will offer free training to the legal community on July 29, 2015. Filers are invited to join us to learn more about TrueFiling and e-filing at the Stanley Mosk Library &…
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