Judicial Council Members

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Council members are volunteers and do not receive additional compensation for their service. Most members are appointed by the Chief Justice, who serves as Chair of the Council, or by the State Bar Board of Trustees. Legislative representatives and advisory members also serve. Most members serve three year terms and each year about a third of the membership rotates off and a new group is sworn in. See Judicial Council Governance Policies for details about membership. 

Chair

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
Chief Justice of California

Supreme Court

Hon. Marvin R. Baxter
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Courts of Appeal

Hon. Judith Ashmann-Gerst
Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal
Second Appellate District, Division Two
Los Angeles

Hon. Harry E. Hull, Jr.
Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal
Third Appellate District
Sacramento

Hon. Douglas P. Miller
Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal
Fourth Appellate District, Division Two
Riverside

Trial Courts

Hon. Stephen H. Baker
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Shasta

Hon. James R. Brandlin
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Los Angeles

Hon. David De Alba
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Sacramento

Hon. Emilie H. Elias
Judge of the Superior Court of California
County of Los Angeles

Hon. Teri L. Jackson
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of San Francisco

Hon. Gary Nadler
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Sonoma

Hon. Mary Ann O'Malley
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Contra Costa

Hon. David Rosenberg
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Yolo

Hon. David M. Rubin
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of San Diego

Hon. Dean T. Stout
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Inyo

Legislature

Hon. Noreen Evans
Member of the California State Senate

Hon. Richard Bloom
Member of the California State Assembly

State Bar

Mr. Mark Bonino
Attorney at Law

Ms. Angela J. Davis
United States Department of Justice
Office of U.S. Attorney

Mr. James P. Fox
Attorney at Law

Mr. Mark P. Robinson, Jr.
Attorney at Law

Advisory Members

Hon. Sue Alexander
Commissioner of the Superior Court of California,
County of Alameda

Hon. Robert A. Glusman
Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Butte

Hon. James E. Herman
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Santa Barbara

Hon. Morris D. Jacobson
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Alameda

Hon. Brian L. McCabe
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Merced

Mr. Frank A. McGuire
Court Administrator and Clerk
Supreme Court of California

Hon. Kenneth K. So
Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of San Diego

Ms. Mary Beth Todd
Court Executive Officer
Superior Court of California,
County of Sutter

Hon. Charles D. Wachob
Assistant Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of California,
County of Placer

Hon. Brian C. Walsh
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara

Mr. David H. Yamasaki
Court Executive Officer
Superior Court of California,
County of Santa Clara

Secretary

Judge Steven Jahr
Administrative Director
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