Pathways to Judicial Diversity

A Judicial Council Initiative to Promote Diversity on the Bench

Special Announcement

Posted Thursday, July 15, 2021

Judicial Diversity Summit 2021

Learn more about the 2021 Judicial Diversity Summit and pre-register now!

"As judges, we have a duty to bring along new leaders to represent the diversity of our state on the bench."

Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

“There’s nothing mystical about our journey as judges—we’re not better or worse than anyone else. In talking to students and attorneys about being a judge, I explain that the real learning comes from the journey, not what I look like now.”

Justice Martin Jenkins, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, Former Judicial Appointments Secretary to Governor Gavin Newsom

Pathways to Judicial Diversity is designed to help judges and courts encourage diverse attorneys and students to pursue judicial careers.
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