Superior Court of California (San Francisco County) – Bench/Bar ADR Committee

The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco is now accepting nominations for appointment to its Bench/Bar ADR Committee. The role of this committee includes responsibilities relating to the Court's Judicial Arbitration Program. (CRC 10.783(b)(5).)

Membership of the committee will include “[t]wo or more active members of the State Bar

chosen by the presiding judge as representatives of those attorneys who regularly represent parties in general civil cases before the court, including an equal number of attorneys who represent plaintiffs and who represent defendants in these cases.” (CRC 10.783(b)(1)(D).)

The Court is seeking a diverse group of candidates who are willing and able to devote sufficient time to accomplish the Committee’s work.

If you would like to nominate yourself or if your organization would like to nominate an attorney to be considered for membership on the Committee, please send a letter to the address below.

The Court requests each nomination include:

a) the nominee’s name, mailing address, telephone number and email address;

b) a letter from the nominee stating the nominee’s interest in the appointment and

summarizing the nominee’s background with an emphasis on ADR training;

c) the nominee’s resume;

d) whether the nominee primarily represents plaintiffs or defendants; and

e) the names and contact information of at least two references.

All nominations must be delivered to the Court or postmarked no later than June 15, 2019.

Please address your letter to:

Elizabeth Kelber

ADR Administrator

San Francisco Superior Court

400 McAllister St., Room 103-A

San Francisco, CA 94102