Nominations Sought for
Judicial Council/Advisory Committee Positions
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The Judicial Council and Judicial Council Advisory Committees are currently soliciting nominations to fill upcoming vacancies. The deadline for submitting a nomination for the Judicial Council is April 11, 2014, and Judicial Council Advisory Committees is May 15, 2014.
The Executive and Planning Committee of the Judicial Council is responsible for coordinating the nominations process to fill vacancies on the council and its advisory committees.
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Rule 10.2. Judicial Council membership and terms
Note: Current Judicial Council open positions are for superior court judges, court commissioners, and court administrators only.
2014 Judicial Council Nominations
The deadline for submitting a nomination is Apr 11, 2014
2014 Judicial Council Nominations Part I (to be completed by the nominee or nominator)
Fillable (Word) or Online
2014 Judicial Council Nominations Part II (to be completed by the nominee, only)
Rule 10.31. Advisory committee membership and terms
Note: Advisory committee membership is open to members of the public, including lawyers in various practice areas, court staff, and bench officers.
2014 Judicial Council Advisory Committee Nominations. The deadline for submitting a nomination is May 15, 2014.
2014 Advisory Committee Nominations Cover Memo
Nominations Form and Committee Vacancies List: Word or Online
The nominations and appointment process and the advisory committees' roles and responsibilities are described in the California Rules of Court, which also lists the membership categories for each committee. The chair of the Judicial Council may also appoint task forces, comprised of judges, court officials, attorneys, and members of the public, to advise the council in studying the condition of court business, improving judicial administration, and assisting the council. Task forces handle particular projects or proposals and make recommendations to the council.