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Judicial Changes in the First District

The Commission on Judicial Appointments has approved two First District appointments. 

Justice Humes, who was in Division Four, is the new Presiding Justice of Division One. His bio is here: http://www.courts.ca.gov/20495.htm

Therese M. Stewart, formerly of the SF City Attorney's Office, is now an Associate Justice in Division Two. Her bio is here: http://www.courts.ca.gov/26982.htm

That leaves two vacancies at the court: one each in Divisions Two and Four. 

Seminar Save the Date

Please save the date for the FDAP 2015 Annual Training. It will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015, at the Court building in San Francisco. Details and registration will be available in October.

E-Filing in the First District through the TrueFiling System Effective June 2, 2014

On June 2, 2014, for all filings except case-initiating documents, the First District Court of Appeal will discontinue the current e-filing/e-submission system that has been in use for the past year, eliminate the distinction between e-filing and e-submission, and mandate e-filing through a website operated by a third-party vendor. Read more here.

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