Hon. Carin T. Fujisaki

Hon. Carin T. Fujisaki
Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Three (San Francisco)

Current Term: Sept. 15, 2021 – Sept 14, 2024
Membership: Voting member reappointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
Internal Committees: Rules Committee, Chair; Executive and Planning Committee, Judicial Branch Budget Committee

Justice Carin T. Fujisaki was appointed as the first Asian American woman justice to the First District Court of Appeal in October 2018 by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Before joining Division Three of the First District, Justice Fujisaki spent 28 years at the California Supreme Court. In that capacity, Justice Fujisaki provided advice and counsel to Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye in her administration of the judicial branch and advised the court as a whole in the exercise of its rule-making authority, oversight of the State Bar of California, and powers of appointment. Prior to working with the Chief Justice, Justice Fujisaki served as a judicial staff attorney for Justice Marvin R. Baxter from 1991 to 2014. More