Attorneys interested in serving on the California
Judicial Council may submit an application to the State Bar by March 1. One three-year
position is open, running from Sept. 15, 2000, to Sept. 14, 2003.
The Judicial Council is a state constitutional agency that provides
policy direction to the courts, the governor and the legislature concerning court
practice, procedure and administration. Meetings are held six to seven times a year, with
an annual time commitment of about 300 hours.
The State Bar board of governors, which will make the appointment in
June, will consider the applicants leadership skills and ability to effectively
represent the lawyer perspective on the 21-member council.
Applications are available in this issue of the California Bar
Journal (pages 17-18) or from the bars Office of the Secretary, 180 Howard St., San
Francisco 94105-1639; 415/538-2299 or (fax) 415/538-2561.