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Interested In Being a Judge?

June 25, 2020 2:00pm3:30pm

Kelly Matayoshi moderated this live webinar presented by the Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San Francisco, "Interested In Being a Judge?" on June 25.

A Conversation With Judicial Appointments Secretary Martin Jenkins and a Panel of Distinguished Judges

Speakers
Honorable Daniel Flores
San Francisco Superior Court

Honorable Teri Jackson
California Court of Appeals

Honorable Martin Jenkins
California Judicial Appointments Secretary

Honorable Harold Kahn
San Francisco Superior Court

Details
If you are interested in being a judge, or think you may want to be one later on, this is the panel for you. The program will start with an in-depth moderated discussion with California’s Judicial Appointments Secretary Martin Jenkins, who is in charge of vetting all judicial candidates for Governor Newsom. He will describe what it takes to become a judge and stand out amongst a crowded pool. Following the conversation with Justice Jenkins, he will join a larger panel with Justice Teri Jackson of the court of appeals, and Judges Harold Kahn and Daniel Flores of the superior court. This panel will focus on each judges different experiences to reach the bench, and their advice on how you can do the same.

Topics

  • How judicial appointments work from Governor Newsom’s Judicial Appointments Secretary
  • Personal experience from judges on how to be appointed to the trial and appellate bench
  • How to campaign and become an elected judicial officer
  • What you can do now to obtain the skills and qualifications needed to become a judge

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