Justice Harry E. Hull, Jr.

justice hull portraitHon. Harry E. Hull, Jr.
Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District (Sacramento)

Current Term: Sept 15, 2020 – Sept 14, 2023
Membership: Voting member, reappointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Internal Committees: Rules Committee, Chair; Executive and Planning Committee; Litigation Management Committee
Council Liaison to: Superior Courts of Amador, Nevada, and Sacramento Counties

Justice Hull began his judicial career in 1995 when he was appointed to the Superior Court of Sacramento County. In late 1997, he was appointed to the Court of Appeal and was confirmed in early 1998. Before joining the bench, he was assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of California from 1976 to 1979, was in private law practice in 1979, and was an associate and partner of the Sacramento law firm of McDonough, Holland & Allen from 1979 to 1995, serving as chairman of the board from 1994 to 1995. Justice Hull served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps from 1972 to 1976 and was a circuit prosecutor from 1974 to 1976. Justice Hull was originally appointed to the council by the Chief Justice in Jan 2011 to complete the remainder of her term when she became Chief Justice. The Chief Justice appointed him as Chair of the council's Rules Committee, the committee which oversees the development and approval of the California Rules of Court, the California Standards of Judicial Administration, and Judicial Council forms. In Nov 2012, he was appointed by the Chief Justice as Co-Chair of the Trial Court Funding Workgroup, a judicial and executive branch working group evaluating the progress of statewide funding for trial courts.  More >>