Justices

Current Justices of the 5th District Court of Appeals
Current Justices:
Standing, Left to Right – Associate Justice Thomas DeSantos; Associate Justice Kathleen A. Meehan; Associate Justice Rosendo Peña, Jr.; Associate Justice Jennifer R.S. Detjen; Associate Justice Donald R. Franson, Jr.; Associate Justice M. Bruce Smith; Associate Justice Mark W. Snauffer
Seated, Left to Right – Associate Justice Herbert I. Levy; Administrative Presiding Justice Brad R. Hill; Associate Justice Charles S. Poochigian

Administrative Presiding Justice

Brad R. Hill

Associate Justices

Herbert I. Levy
Charles S. Poochigian
Jennifer R.S. Detjen
Donald R. Franson, Jr.
Rosendo Peña, Jr.
M. Bruce Smith
Kathleen A. Meehan
Mark W. Snauffer
Thomas DeSantos

Assigned Judges

There is currently no judge assigned to sit pro tempore.

Former Justices

The Fifth Appellate District will be publishing a complete list of former justices in the upcoming year.

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James A. Ardaiz


Administrative
Presiding Justice,
Aug. 1994 - Dec. 2010

Associate Justice,
Jan. 1988 - Aug. 1994

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Dennis A. Cornell


Associate Justice,
Dec. 2000 - June 2015

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Betty L. Dawson


Associate Justice,
Sept. 2003 - May 2012

Profile picture of former Justice Gene M. Gomes
Gene M. Gomes


Associate Justice,
May 2002 - March 2018

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Thomas A. Harris


Associate Justice,
Aug. 1990 - Nov. 2008

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Stephen J. Kane


Associate Justice,
June 2006 - June 2017

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Steven M. Vartabedian


Associate Justice,
Oct. 1989 - May 2010

Profile picture of former Justice Rebecca A. Wiseman
Rebecca A. Wiseman


Associate Justice,
Nov. 1995 - Oct. 2013