COURT TO OFFER MINIMUM CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION BENCH CONDUCT AND DEMEANOR TRAINING FOR ATTORNEYS INTERESTED IN BECOMING TEMPORARY JUDGES
Training Will Take Place August 25, 2023; Deadline to Register is August 14
The Court’s Temporary Judge Program is offering a Bench Conduct and Demeanor Training for attorneys interested in becoming a temporary judge with the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles. The training, which costs $50, will take place on August 25 and is provided pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 2.812, et seq.
The training is one of the several requirements attorneys must complete for consideration to serve as a temporary judge. Attorneys who have been a member of the State Bar of California for 10 years are eligible to apply as a temporary judge. See below for training details:
- PROGRAM: BENCH CONDUCT AND DEMEANOR FOR TEMPORARY JUDGES
- TIME: 1 – 4 p.m.
- DATE: August 25, 2023
- FEE: $50 (prepaid)
- LOCATION: Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles Stanley Mosk Courthouse; Room 222 (Second Floor) 111 N. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
Prepaid reservations are required and must be received by August 14, 2023. Reservations may be completed online at this link. Please send a check payable to “Superior Court Special Program Fund” to the Temporary Judge Program, 111 N. Hill St., Room 117, Los Angeles, California, 90012. No on-site payments will be accepted on the date of the training. For further training details and registration information, contact the Temporary Judge Program at TempJudgeProgram@lacourt.org or by calling (213) 830-0870.
The Court is the program sponsor and is approved as a provider of Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credit by the State Bar of California (Provider No. 485). The training is intended for participants interested in applying to the Court’s Temporary Judge Program.
This training program will qualify for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of three hours of participatory credit: one hour will apply to elimination of bias in the legal profession credit; one hour will apply to legal ethics credit; and one hour will apply to general credit (of which zero hours will apply to prevention, detection and treatment of substance abuse/mental illness that impairs professional competence), as appropriate to the content of the program.
Please be advised that the decision to appoint any attorney as a temporary judge is within the discretion of the Presiding Judge. An assignment to serve as a temporary judge does not constitute an employment relationship with the Court.
For further information on the Temporary Judge Program, including requirements, disqualification, etc., see California Rules of Court, Rules 2.810-819, 10.740-10.746; Code of Ethics, Canon 6D.
You can view the current notice here.
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