2nd District Court of Appeal

2nd District Court of Appeal courthouses in Ventura and Los Angeles

Job Announcement

Appellate Court Attorney

Job ID #5046, Level B - D: $7,084 - $11,963 per month
(Starting salary will vary between $7,084 to $9,860)

The Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Los Angeles, California, is accepting applications for an Appellate Court Attorney Level B-D. The level of appointment and starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Duties include legal research, case review, verbal and written analysis, and drafting memoranda and proposed court decisions. Minimum qualification is an active California bar membership. Candidates should possess exceptional research, analytical, communication and writing skills. For a complete job announcement and application, go to the careers page, Job ID 5046. Filing deadline: Open until filled. EOE

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May 31, 2019

The Second District Court of Appeal is seeking attorneys to represent inmates in death penalty-related habeas corpus proceedings.  View for more information regarding applying for an appointment.

July 22, 2019

New appointment system for Appellate Self-Help Clinic begins:

Public Counsel's Appellate Self-Help Clinic provides procedural information and assistance to people who are representing themselves in appeals pending in the Second District Court of Appeal and the Appellate Division of any Superior Court within the Second District.

The Appellate Self-Help Clinic is open most Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Clinic consultations are by appointment only.

Appointments for the Appellate Self-Help Clinic can be made by calling (213) 830-7234 on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., or until all available appointments are filled. Clinic staff will confirm appointments by telephone or e-mail no later than the close of business the next day (Friday). Appointments are for the following Wednesday.

Priority for appointments (but not a guarantee of an appointment) is given to the first ten callers who were not served in the Clinic during the preceding month. The available appointments almost always fill before 1:30 p.m.

Callers who do not receive an appointment confirmation by close of business on the Friday after their call do not have an appointment and will not be admitted to the Clinic.

Clinic location:

Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District
Ronald Reagan State Building
300 S. Spring Street
2nd Floor, North Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90013

February 1, 2019

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The California Appellate Courts Case Information System provides case information for California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases. Case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day.

About Us

The 2nd District main courthouse is in Los Angeles. The secondary courthouse, hosting Division Six, in Ventura. Division Six handles appeals from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties, while Divisions One through Five, Seven, and Eight handle appeals from Los Angeles County. Each division has four justices.  READ MORE >>

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Divisions 1 - 5, 7 & 8

Ronald Reagan State Building
300 S. Spring Street
2nd Floor, North Tower
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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Phone: (213) 830-7000 - (9:00-4:30)

Division 6
Court Place
200 East Santa Clara Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Phone: (805) 641-4700 - (9:00-4:30)

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