Judicial Mentorship Program
El Centro CA. - Imperial County Superior Court is pleased to announce their participation in the Inland Counties Judicial Mentorship Program that provides mentors to attorneys interested in pursuing a judicial appointment. In conjunction with Riverside and San Bernandino County Superior Courts, the Inland Counties Judicial Mentorship Program's primary goal is conveying to the legal community the inform message and commitment to the appointment of highly capable, qualified and diverse judicial applicants reflective of our state's various ethnic groups.
Applicants should complete the Judicial Mentor Online Application. Once processed, the applicant will be scheduled for an appointment with the Assistant Presiding Judge.
The program was developed to assist attorneys interested in applying for a Superior Court Judicial position. Accepted applicants into the Inland Empire Judicial Mentorship Program will be assigned a mentor Judge who will provide guidance, support, and encouragement throughout the judicial application process. Judicial mentees, to the extend possible, will be paired with mentors of similar personal and professional background who will assist in answering questions about the application, appointment and vetting process and review their judicial application.
Prospective mentees should be in good standing with the State Bar of California. Priority will be provided to those who already applied or are eligible to apply and intend to do so within the next 12 months. Attorneys who do not meet these criteria may still apply to the program for a mentor who can provide general guidance for any future judicial application.
Ready to Apply? Fill out this form: Judicial Mentorship Program Application - Imperial