Apply or Nominate for Membership

We are currently soliciting nominations to fill upcoming vacancies on the Judicial Council and Judicial Council Advisory Committees. The deadline for submitting a nomination for the Judicial Council is April 11, 2014, and Judicial Council Advisory Committees is May 15, 2014.

The Executive and Planning Committee of the Judicial Council is responsible for coordinating the nominations process to fill vacancies on the council and its advisory committees.

Apply for Membership

Judicial Council

Rule 10.2. Judicial Council membership and terms

Note: Judicial Council membership is open to superior court judges, court commissioners, and court administrators only.

2014 Judicial Council Nominations
The deadline for submitting a nomination is Apr 11, 2014

  • Memo
  • 2014 Judicial Council Nominations Part I (to be completed by the nominee or nominator)
    Fillable (Word) or Online
  • 2014 Judicial Council Nominations Part II (to be completed by the nominee, only)
    Fillable (Word)

Advisory Committees

Rule 10.31. Advisory committee membership and terms

Note: Advisory committee membership is open to members of the public, court staff, and bench officers.

2014 Judicial Council Advisory Committee Nominations.  The deadline for submitting a nomination is May 15, 2014.

CJER Curriculum Committees

We are not currently accepting nominations for the CJER Curriculum Committees. Please check back for future updates.

Interest Card

To ensure that your interest, qualifications, and experience are suited to the entity on which you wish to serve, before submitting your information please review the details of all available positions listed below.  Occasionally vacancies occur during the year. If you would like to be considered for any of these, you may designate your interest by clicking on the Interest Card Form. 

The nominations and appointment process and the advisory committees' roles and responsibilities are described in the California Rules of Court, which also lists the membership categories for each committee.  The chair of the Judicial Council may also appoint task forces, comprised of judges, court officials, attorneys, and members of the public, to advise the council in studying the condition of court business, improving judicial administration, and assisting the council. Task forces handle particular projects or proposals and make recommendations to the council.
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