Welcome to the redesigned Appellate Counsellor Home Page, the
source for information on the state and federal appellate courts in
California. We have eliminated features that were not seeing much use,
and made it easier to find the useful things.
Email us your comments on the redesign.
This is what the site offers:
News: Keep up to date on rule changes and important decisions that affect the appellate process. You will also find news about comings and goings on the courts and activities of the Appellate Counsellor.
Tips: Learn about the ins and outs of the appellate process in state and federal court. When is a matter ripe for appellate review? What standards of review do the appellate courts apply?
Judges: Access brief descriptions of the judges that sit on the state and federal courts in California.
Bio: Read about the background and accomplishments of Calvin House, Appellate Counsellor.
Tools: Discover where to find judicial decisions, statutes and court rules, for free.