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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.

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.

 

By Air, Train, or Bus

 

Driving and Parking

  • Interstate 5: Traveling North or South on Interstate 5 toward Sacramento: Take the "Q" Street exit and head East about 8 blocks to 10th Street. Turn left on 10th Street and travel about 3 blocks to Capitol Mall, or continue past Capitol Mall for public parking.
  • Interstate 80: Traveling East on Interstate 80 toward Sacramento: Take Business 80, The Capitol City Freeway, East to Interstate 5 North and follow the Interstate 5 directions. Traveling West on Interstate 80 toward Sacramento: Take Interstate 80 to Interstate 5 South and follow the Interstate 5 directions.
  • Business 80: Capitol City Freeway: Traveling East on Business 80, The Capitol City Freeway, take Interstate 5 North and follow the Interstate 5 directions. Traveling West on the Business 80, The Capitol City Freeway, take the 10th Street exit, go North to Capitol Mall and turn left into the circle, or continue past Capitol Mall for public parking.
  • State Highway 160: Traveling South on Highway 160 toward Downtown, turn right (East) on "I" Street, go about 3 blocks to 9th Street and turn left (South). Go about 3 blocks to Capitol Mall. The building is located at 914 Capitol Mall.
  • State Highway 99: Traveling South on Highway 99, take Interstate 5 South and see the Interstate 5 directions. Traveling North on Highway 99, take Business 80 - Capitol City Freeway - West and follow Business 80, Capitol City Freeway directions.
  • US Highway 50: Traveling West on Highway 50 toward Sacramento, take the 10th Street exit to 10th Street and turn right. Travel about 10 blocks to Capitol Mall and turn left into the circle, or continue past Capitol Mall for public parking. Traveling East on Highway 50 toward Sacramento, take Interstate 5 North and follow Interstate 5 directions.
  • Public parking is available on the northeast corner of 10th and L Streets and on 10th Street between O and P Streets. There is limited metered parking in the area. There are also several privately operated parking garages in the downtown area.
 

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
916-643-7084.

Address
Third Appellate District, Appellate Mediation Program
2890 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95833

Phone number
(916) 274-5882

Fax number
(916) 641-6527

Driving Directions

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.

Holiday schedule
The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

HOLIDAY 2014
New Year's Day Wednesday, Jan 1
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Monday, Jan 20
Lincoln's Birthday Wednesday, Feb 12
Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb 17
César Chávez Day Monday, Mar 31
Memorial Day Monday, May 26
Independence Day Friday, Jul 4
Labor Day Monday, Sept 1
Columbus Day Monday, Oct 13
Veterans Day Tuesday, Nov 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov 27
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 28
Christmas Day Thursday, Dec 25
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