Pathways to Judicial Diversity

A Judicial Council Initiative to Promote Diversity on the Bench


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

Former Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

“A judiciary that looks like California fulfills our democratic ideal of equal and impartial justice under law.”

Secretary Luis Céspedes, 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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