The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is located in Sacramento, the State Capitol of California. See below for additional details and directions.
Third Appellate District
914 Capitol Mall, 4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
The Clerk's Office, located on the same floor, is open for the filing of documents and viewing of records from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for court holidays.
The public telephone number for the clerk's office and court is: (916) 654-0209.
Directions to The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District and the Clerk’s Office
The directions below guide you to both the courtroom and to the Clerk's office of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District. Oral argument sessions are held each month in the courtroom located on the 1st floor of 914 Capitol Mall. The Clerk's office is on the 4th floor.
The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District Mediation Center is located close to downtown, in the Natomas area of Sacramento. Normal business hours are 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, except Court holidays.
Effective October 11, 2011, the Mediation Program phone number will change. The new number will be
Third Appellate District, Appellate Mediation Program
2890 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95833
NOTE: Once on Gateway Oaks, the Appellate Mediation Center is about half a mile down on the right, 2890 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 210.
The Appellate Mediation Program is located at 2890 Gateway Oaks Drive, approximately five miles from the main court buildings in central Sacramento.
The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
Holiday 2015 New Year's Day Thursday, Jan 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan 19 Lincoln's Birthday Thursday, Feb 12 Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb 16 César Chávez Day Tuesday, Mar 31 Memorial Day Monday, May 25 Independence Day Friday, Jul 3 Labor Day Monday, Sept 7 Columbus Day Monday, Oct 12 Veterans Day Wednesday, Nov 11 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov 26 Day after Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 27 Christmas Day Friday, Dec 25