2nd District Court of Appeal

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

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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.

March – August 2019

Appellate Self-Help Clinic: Public Workshops

The Appellate Self-Help Clinic will be hosting public workshops offering help to individuals who want to learn how to build a persuasive case for court and tips on how to write an appellate brief.

Writing an Appellate Brief:

Thursday March 28th, May 23rd and August 1st
The class involves one-on-one instruction and review of drafts exclusively for pre-screened self-represented litigants who have reached the stage of an appeal where they are ready to draft a brief. Click here for registration information, dates and times.

Building Your Case and Persuading the Court:

Thursday, May 16th and July 25th
The class offers instruction on how to designate an adequate record on appeal. This includes the purpose and content of the clerk’s and reporter’s transcripts, contents of an appellate brief, appellate court rules, essential roles of the legal arguments in a brief, and filing deadlines. Click here for registration information, dates and times.

February 1, 2019

Important Notice – Upcoming TrueFiling Upgrade

In the coming months ImageSoft will be updating their TrueFiling service to TrueFiling 3.0. Learn more about these changes regarding the timing, actions required on your part, and upcoming training.

Case Information

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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Contact Info

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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