Tribal Court-State Court Forum


The forum makes recommendations to the council for improving the administration of justice in all proceedings in which the authority to exercise jurisdiction by the state judicial branch and the tribal justice systems overlaps.

Date Established

December 2010

Key projects of this advisory body are outlined in the annual agenda.


2021 Tribal Court Judge nominations for the Tribal Court-State Court Forum

Under Rule 10.60 (d) (2) of the California Rules of Court, leaders of California tribes with tribal courts may nominate judges or justices from their court’s to serve on the Forum.

We are currently soliciting nominations to fill upcoming tribal court judge vacancies on the Tribal Court-State Court Forum. The deadline for submitting a nomination is April 9, 2021.

Contact Information

Center for Families, Children & the Courts
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