Federal Courts

Application Information

This committee:

  • studies, recommends, and reports on proposed changes in the rules, procedures and practices of the federal courts in California;
  • works to enhance relations between the State Bar and the federal courts in California;
  • meets with judges and representatives of each of the federal district courts in California to understand the issues of importance to the federal judiciary.

The committee seeks lawyers who are knowledgeable in Federal Court practice.

  • Expected 2016-17 vacancies:  5
  • Meetings per year:  4
  • 2015-16 Chair: Susan E. Coleman, Los Angeles 
  • Staff contact: Saul Bercovitch 415-538-2306

Deadline for 2016 applications: Deadline extended March 1, 2016

2016-17 terms begin: Conclusion of 2016 State Bar Annual Meeting (Oct. 2, 2016)