5th District Court of Appeal

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October 17, 2019

New Job Opportunity: Appellate Court Attorney
We are seeking an Appellate Court Attorney with exceptional research, analytical, and writing skills, who wants meaningful legal work at the appellate level, in a locale with a reasonable cost of living, easy commute, and a satisfying lifestyle.  Learn more about our Appellate Court Attorney Position and apply today.

July 26, 2019

Fifth District Seeking Attorneys to Represent Inmates in Death Penalty-Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings
The regional habeas corpus panel committee for the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District, is seeking qualified lawyers to represent indigent persons who have been sentenced to death in their habeas corpus proceedings in the superior courts. Read more information regarding applying for an appointment.

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The 5th District is located in Fresno.  Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne. The Court has 10 justices and is not divided into divisions.  READ MORE >>

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Fifth District Court of Appeal

2424 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Clerk's Window Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clerk's Office: (559) 445-5491
Fax: (559) 445-5769
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  The California Courts are dedicated
  to ensuring that all qualified individuals
  with disabilities have equal and full
  access to the judicial system.  

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