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CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT – COMMITTEE ADVISES ON COMMUNICATION BETWEEN APPELLATE AND SUPERIOR COURT REGARDING ATTORNEY MISCONDUCT – Communication between an appellate presiding justice and trial court presiding judge is prohibited while a case is pending

Posted October 30th, 2018
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) advised that an appellate court administrative presiding justice or presiding justice cannot contact a superior court presiding judge regarding misconduct by a superior court research attorney related to a pending appellate matter. In a summary of oral advice issued to an appellate justice and posted Thursday,…
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CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT – NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF CIVIL CENTRAL STAFF

Posted October 30th, 2018
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…
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VENTURA – GOVERNOR APPOINTS ANTHONY SABO TO SUPERIOR COURT JUDGESHIP

Posted October 30th, 2018
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., announced yesterday (08/12/18) the interim appointment of Anthony Sabo to a judgeship in the Ventura Superior Court. Judge Sabo was sworn in to his new position by Assistant Presiding Judge Kent Kellegrew that same afternoon. The date of his formal installation ceremony will be announced in the near future. Judge…
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VENTURA – COURT SELECTS TWO NEW COMMISSIONERS

Posted October 30th, 2018
The judges of the Ventura Superior Court have announced the selection of Judith D. Rhodes and Julia A. Snyder as the court’s newest commissioners. They fill vacancies created by the election of Anthony J. Sabo and Derek D. Malan to judgeships. Ms. Rhodes will fill the position created by Judge Sabo’s recent interim appointment to…
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SUTTER – SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE BRIAN R. ARONSON ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT

Posted October 30th, 2018
Sutter County Superior Court Judge Brian R. Aronson has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018, after serving 15 years on the bench. Aronson was appointed by Governor Gray Davis in 2003 and then went on to serve two additional terms. Judge Aronson received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Redlands and his Juris…
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SAN BERNARDINO – GOVERNOR APPOINTS CHRISTOPHER S. PALLONE TO SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE

Posted October 30th, 2018
Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. announced today the appointment of Christopher S. Pallone to a judgeship in the San Bernardino Superior Court. He fills the vacancy created by Judge Victor Stull. The Governor’s Office released the following statement: Christopher S. Pallone, 40, of Victorville, has been appointed to a judgeship in the San Bernardino County…
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MARIPOSA – SELF-HELP AND FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR CENTER CLOSED

Posted October 30th, 2018
Effective October 16, 2018, the Mariposa Self-Help and Family Law Facilitator Center is closed until further notice. For all inquiries as to filings forms, and assistance during the closure, please contact the Mariposa Superior Court Clerk’s Office. See below for the contact information. Location: 5088 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA 95338 General Information/Criminal: 209-966-2005 Jury Information…
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