Apply or Nominate for Membership

We are currently soliciting nominations to fill upcoming vacancies on the CJER Curriculum Committee. The deadline for submitting a nomination is September 26, 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.


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Judicial Council

We are not currently accepting nominations for Judicial Council. Please check back for future updates. 

If you would like to be considered for future vacancies, you may fill out the Interest Card Form.

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 Committee

The Governing Committee of the Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER), an advisory committee of the California Judicial Council, is conducting its annual application process for vacancies on its curriculum committees.

Before applying for membership, please refer to the documents below. The Memorandum provides a detailed description of the application process. The CJER Curriculum Committee Summaries document provides a description of the responsibilities and requirements for the committees. The Application Form lists the number and type of vacancies for each committee, as well as instructions for submitting the application.

Deadline for applications: September 26, 2014

Memorandum and Committee Summaries


Please send your curriculum vitae or resume postmarked or by fax no later than September 26, 2014, to:

Robert Lussier,
CJER, Operations and Programs Division
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California 94102-3688,
Fax: 415-865-4335.

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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