The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is located in Sacramento, the State Capitol of California. See below for additional details and directions.
The Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building, located at 914 Capitol Mall in Sacramento, is the permanent home of the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District.
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 (available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
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:
|New Year's Day||Friday, January 1|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday, January 18|
|Lincoln's Birthday||Friday, February 12|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday, February 15|
|César Chávez Day||Thursday, March 31|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 30|
|Independence Day||Monday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 5|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 10|
|Veterans Day||Friday, November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 24|
|Day after Thanksgiving||Friday, November 25|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 26|
|New Year's Day||Monday, Jan 2|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday, Jan 16|
|Lincoln's Birthday||Monday, February 13|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday, February 20|
|César Chávez Day||Friday, March 31|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 4|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 9|
|Veterans Day||Friday, November 10|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 23|
|Day after Thanksgiving||Friday, November 24|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25|