5th District Court of Appeal

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The California Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District, located in Fresno, is accepting applications for: Appellate Court Attorney (for the court's writ department). The level of appointment and starting salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Visit California Judicial Branch Career Opportunities for more information and to apply.


The Court will use the services of Court Call for all telephonic appearances during oral argument, effective July 1, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, any party appearing telephonically for oral argument shall use Court Call. Parties must make reservations on Court Call's website or by calling 1-866-582-6878 to schedule a telephonic appearance for oral argument.

The Court no longer requires prior notification or an Application when bringing e-devices to oral argument. (Jan 1, 2014)


Case Information

The California Appellate Courts Case Information System provides case information for California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases. Case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day.

About Us

The 5th District is located in Fresno.  Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne. The Court has 10 justices and is not divided into divisions.  READ MORE >>

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Contact Info

Fifth District Court of Appeal
2424 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Clerk's Office: (559) 445-5491
Fax: (559) 445-5769
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