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California Courts of Appeal and County Directory

The California Courts of Appeal are divided into six appellate districts, based on geography. Some of the appellate districts are further divided into Divisions.

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Phone/Web Directory California map Counties served: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Yolo, Yuba Counties served: Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties served: Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties served: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne Counties served: Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties served: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humbolt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solono, Sonoma

1st District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
https://www.courts.ca.gov/2969.htm

Alameda:
County Counsel: https://www.acgov.org/counsel/index.htm
District Attorney:  https://www.alcoda.org/about_us/contact_us
Public Defender: https://publicdefender.acgov.org/contactus.page?
Superior Court : https://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Contra Costa:
County Counsel: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/1370/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/3145/Office-Locations-and-Maps
Public Defender: https://www.cocopublicdefenders.org/
Superior Court: https://www.cc-courts.org/locations/locations.aspx

Del Norte:
County Counsel: https://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/departments/CountyCounsel
District Attorney: https://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/departments/DA
Public Defender: contract system per court clerk; no point of contact
Superior Court: http://www.delnorte.courts.ca.gov/general-info

Humboldt:
County Counsel: https://humboldtgov.org/135/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://humboldtgov.org/2949/About-Us
Public Defender: https://humboldtgov.org/1345/Public-Defender
Superior Court: https://www.humboldt.courts.ca.gov/general-information/contact-uslocations

Lake:
County Counsel: 255 North Forbes St. Lakeport, CA 95453 (707) 263-2321
District Attorney: http://www.lakecountyca.gov/Government/Directory/District_Attorney.htm
Public Defender: https://www.lake.courts.ca.gov/dv/criminal.htm | https://www.defend.biz/lid/contact-us-2/
Superior Court: https://lake.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Marin:
County Counsel: https://www.marincounty.org/depts/cl/contact-us
District Attorney: https://www.marincountyda.org/contact
Public Defender: https://www.marincounty.org/depts/pd/contact-us
Superior Court: https://www.marincourt.org/contact.htm

Mendocino:
County Counsel: https://www.mendocinocounty.org/government/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.mendocinocounty.org/government/district-attorney
Public Defender: https://www.mendocinocounty.org/government/contact-us
Superior Court: https://www.mendocino.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

 Napa:
County Counsel: https://www.countyofnapa.org/385/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.countyofnapa.org/Directory.aspx?DID=75
Public Defender: https://www.countyofnapa.org/1788/Office-of-the-Public-Defender
Superior Court: https://www.napa.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

San Francisco:
City Attorney: https://www.sfcityattorney.org/aboutus/legal-teams/
District Attorney: https://sfdistrictattorney.org/contact/
Public Defender: https://sfpublicdefender.org/contact/
Superior Court: https://sfsuperiorcourt.org/general-info/directions

San Mateo:
County Counsel: https://www.smcgov.org/countyattorney/contact
District Attorney: https://da.smcgov.org/
Public Defender: https://pdpsmcba.org/contact/
Superior Court: http://www.sanmateocourt.org/general_info/locations_and_contact_info/

Solano:
County Counsel: https://www.solanocounty.com/contact/departments.asp (scroll down to “County Counsel”)
District Attorney: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/da/contact.asp
Public Defender: https://www.solanocounty.com/depts/pubdefender/contact.asp
Superior Court: https://solano.courts.ca.gov/contact-visit/clerk-services/

Sonoma:
County Counsel: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/County-Counsel/
District Attorney: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/District-Attorney/ (scroll down to the bottom of the page)
Public Defender: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Public-Defender/ (scroll down to the bottom of the page)
Superior Court: http://sonoma.courts.ca.gov/info/locations
 

2nd District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
Divisions 1 – 5, 7 & 8: https://www.courts.ca.gov/2972.htm#panel5265
Division 6: https://www.courts.ca.gov/2972.htm#panel5266

Los Angeles:
County Counsel: https://counsel.lacounty.gov/Contact-Us
District Attorney: https://da.lacounty.gov/contact/office-directory
Public Defender: https://pubdef.lacounty.gov/get-in-touch/
Superior Court: https://www.lacourt.org/courthouse

San Luis Obispo:
County Counsel: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments.aspx (scroll down to “County Counsel”)
District Attorney: https://www.slocounty.ca.gov/Departments/District-Attorney/Contact-Us.aspx
Public Defender: https://www.slodefend.com/contact-us/
Superior Court: https://www.slo.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-contact-info

Santa Barbara:
County Counsel: https://www.countyofsb.org/2063/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://da.countyofsb.org/da/contact
Public Defender: https://www.countyofsb.org/1404/Public-Defender
Superior Court: https://www.sbcourts.org/gi/loc/index.shtm

Ventura:
County Counsel: Office of County Counsel, 800 S. Victoria Ave., L/C 1830, Ventura, CA 93009.
Phone: 805-654-2580
District Attorney: https://www.vcdistrictattorney.com/contact-us/ (scroll down)
Public Defender: https://vcpublicdefender.org/contact-us/ (scroll down)
Superior Court: http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/locations.html

3rd District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
https://www.courts.ca.gov/2978.htm

Alpine:
County Counsel: https://alpinecountyca.gov/288/County-Counsel
District Attorney: http://www.alpinecountyca.gov/189/District-Attorney
Public Defender: Court advised point of contact –self-help attorneys: 530-539-4099
Superior Court: https://www.alpinecountyca.gov/212/Superior-Court-of-Alpine-County

Amador:
County Counsel: https://www.amadorgov.org/departments/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.amadorgov.org/government/district-attorney
Public Defender: 201 Clinton Rd, Suite 202, Jackson, CA 95642 (209) 223-0877
Superior Court:  http://amadorcourt.org/gi-contactUS.aspx

Butte:
County Counsel: https://www.buttecounty.net/countycounsel/Home#Contact-County-Counsel-65
District Attorney:  https://www.buttecounty.net/districtattorney/
Public Defender:  court advised they have list of court appointed indigent defense counsel.
Superior Court:  https://www.buttecourt.ca.gov/Information/Courthouses/

Calaveras :
County Counsel: https://countycounsel.calaverasgov.us/
District Attorney: https://districtattorney.calaverasgov.us/
Public Defender: https://calaverasgov.us/calaveras-county-public-defender
Superior Court: http://www.calaveras.courts.ca.gov/info/contact

Colusa:
County Counsel: https://www.countyofcolusa.org/212/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.countyofcolusa.org/357/District-Attorney
Public Defender: court contracts for public defenders
Superior Court: https://www.colusa.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

El Dorado:
County Counsel: https://www.edcgov.us/Government/Counsel/
District Attorney: https://www.eldoradoda.com/
Public Defender: https://www.edcgov.us/Public-Defender/
Superior Court: https://www.eldorado.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-information

Glenn:
County Counsel: https://www.countyofglenn.net/dept/county-counsel/welcome
District Attorney: https://www.countyofglenn.net/dept/district-attorney/welcome
Public Defender: https://www.countyofglenn.net/dept/public-defender/contact
Superior Court: http://www.glenncourt.ca.gov/general-info/location-contact/

Lassen:
County Counsel: http://lassencounty.org/dept/county-counsel/county-counsel
District Attorney: http://www.co.lassen.ca.us/government/elected-officials (scroll down to District Attorney)
Public Defender: http://www.lassencounty.org/dept/public-defender/public-defender-home
Superior Court: https://www.lassencourt.ca.gov/general_info/location.shtml

Modoc:
County Counsel: District Attorney also handles county counsel matters
District Attorney: https://www.co.modoc.ca.us/departments/district_attorney.php
Public Defender: Stephen King, 530-233-4444; Tom Gifford, 530-233-3100
Superior Court: https://www.modoc.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-and-contact-information

Mono:
County Counsel: https://www.monocounty.ca.gov/counsel
District Attorney: https://monocountydistrictattorney.org/da (scroll down)
Public Defender: Mono County Public Defender (Contract)

  • 308 West Line Street, Suite C
  • Bishop, CA 93515
  • Phone: (760) 873-4760 Fax: (760) 873-4756 email: hammon52@yahoo.com

Superior Court: https://www.mono.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-and-contact-information

Nevada:
County Counsel: https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/354/About-County-Counsel (scroll down)
District Attorney: https://mynevadacounty.com/391/District-Attorney
Public Defender: https://www.mynevadacounty.com/573/Public-Defender (scroll down)
Superior Court: http://nccourt.net/geninfo/location-hours.shtml

Placer:
County Counsel: https://www.placer.ca.gov/2701/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.placer.ca.gov/7071/Contact-us
Public Defender: https://www.placerpublicdefender.com/contact-us.html
Superior Court: http://www.placer.courts.ca.gov/general-contact-us.shtml

Plumas:
County Counsel: https://www.plumascounty.us/215/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.plumascounty.us/1893/Contact-Us
Public Defender: https://www.plumascounty.us/2519/Attorneys
Superior Court: http://www.plumascourt.ca.gov/Hours.htm

Sacramento:
County Counsel: https://countycounsel.saccounty.gov/Pages/ContactUs.aspx
District Attorney: https://www.sacda.org/contact-us/
Public Defender: https://publicdefender.saccounty.net/Pages/ContactUs.aspx
Superior Court: https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/locations/locations.aspx

San Joaquin:
County Counsel: https://www.sjgov.org/department/cc
District Attorney: https://www.sjgov.org/department/da/contact-us
Public Defender: https://www.sjgov.org/department/pubdef/contact-us
Superior Court: https://www.sjcourts.org/general-info/court-locations-contact/

Shasta:
County Counsel: https://www.shastacounty.gov/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.shastacounty.gov/district-attorney
Public Defender: https://www.shastacounty.gov/public-defender
Superior Court: https://shasta.courts.ca.gov/General-Info/ContactInfo.shtml

Sierra:
County Counsel: https://www.prenticelongpc.com/attorneys/david-a-prentice
District Attorney: https://www.sierracounty.ca.gov/221/District-Attorney
Public Defender: SIERRA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER  J. (Jerry) LON COOPER, ATTORNEY AT LAW
P.O. Box 682 Nevada City, CA 95959 Phone (530) 265-4565
Superior Court: https://www.sierra.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Siskiyou:
County Counsel: https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/district-attorney
Public Defender: https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/public-defender
Superior Court: https://www.siskiyou.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Sutter:
County Counsel: https://www.suttercounty.org/government/county-departments/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.suttercounty.org/government/county-departments/district-attorney (scroll down)
Public Defender: https://www.suttercounty.org/government/county-departments/public-defender
Superior Court: https://www.sutter.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-contact-info

Tehama:
County Counsel: Tehama County Counsel’s Office, 727 Oak St Ste 223, Red Bluff, CA 96080-3755; Phone: 530-527-9252
District Attorney: https://www.co.tehama.ca.us/government/departments/district-attorney/
Public Defender: Alessio Larrabee, 530-526-8796; Christopher Logan, 530-529-4266; Odeh Hijazeen, 530-466-5245
Superior Court: https://www.tehama.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Trinity:
County Counsel: https://www.trinitycounty.org/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.trinitycounty.org/District-Attorney
Public Defender: Larry Olsen, Kenneth Miller: 530-623-0066
Superior Court: https://www.trinity.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Yolo:
County Counsel: https://www.yolocounty.org/government/general-government-departments/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://yoloda.org/contact-us/
Public Defender: https://www.yolocounty.org/government/general-government-departments/law-justice/public-defender/contact-us
Superior Court: https://www.yolo.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-contact-info

Yuba:
County Counsel: https://www.yuba.org/departments/county_counsel/index.php
District Attorney: https://www.yuba.org/departments/district_attorney/index.php
Public Defender: 530-741-2331
Superior Court: http://yubacourts.org/general-info/locations-contact

4th District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
Division 1: https://www.courts.ca.gov/2937.htm
Division 2: https://www.courts.ca.gov/2937.htm#panel7370
Division 3: https://www.courts.ca.gov/2937.htm#panel7369

Imperial:
County Counsel: https://countycounsel.imperialcounty.org/
District Attorney: https://da.imperialcounty.org/#contact
Public Defender: https://imperialcounty.org/public-defender/
Superior Court: https://www.imperial.courts.ca.gov/general-information/contact-court

Inyo:
County Counsel: https://www.inyocounty.us/services/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.inyocounty.us/services/district-attorney
Public Defender: court contract list
Superior Court: https://www.inyo.courts.ca.gov/locations

Orange:
County Counsel: 333 W. SANTA ANA BLVD., SUITE 407 SANTA ANA, CA 92701 MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 1379 SANT A ANA, CA 92702-1379 (714) 834-3300 FAX: (714) 834-2359
https://www.ocgov.com/departments/county-counsel (no contact information on this page)
District Attorney: http://orangecountyda.org/contact/default.asp
Public Defender: https://www.pubdef.ocgov.com/about-us/contact
Superior Court: https://www.occourts.org/locations/

Riverside:
County Counsel:
District Attorney: https://rivcoda.org/the-office/contact
Public Defender: https://publicdef.co.riverside.ca.us/Contact-us
Superior Court: https://riverside.courts.ca.gov/GeneralInfo/LocationsParking/locations-parking.php (scroll down)

San Bernardino:
County Counsel: https://countycounsel.sbcounty.gov/
District Attorney: https://sbcountyda.org/ (scroll down to bottom of page)
Public Defender: https://pd.sbcounty.gov/about/locations/
Superior Court: https://www.sb-court.org/locations

San Diego:
County Counsel: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/CountyCounsel/offices.html
District Attorney: https://www.sdcda.org/office/contact/
Public Defender: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/public_defender/locations.html
Superior Court: https://www.sdcourt.ca.gov/sdcourt/generalinformation/contactus

5th District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
https://www.courts.ca.gov/2991.htm

Fresno:
County Counsel: https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/district-attorney/contacting-district-attorney-s-office
Public Defender: https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/public-defender/contacting-the-public-defender-office
Superior Court: https://www.fresno.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Kern:
County Counsel: https://www.kerncounty.com/government/departments/county-counsel/county-counsel-locations
District Attorney: https://www.kerncounty.com/government/departments/district-attorney/contact-district-attorney
Public Defender: https://www.kerncounty.com/government/departments/public-defender/contact-public-defender
Superior Court: https://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Kings:
County Counsel: https://www.countyofkings.com/departments/administration/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.countyofkings.com/departments/public-safety/district-attorney
Public Defender: per court clerk appointments are by contract list
Superior Court: https://www.kings.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-contact-info

Madera:
County Counsel: https://www.maderacounty.com/government/administrative-management/county-counsel (missing phone number)
District Attorney: https://www.maderacounty.com/government/district-attorney/da-office-contact-information
Public Defender: Fitzgerald, Alvarez & Ciummo 559-673-7227, https://faclawoffices.com/about/
Superior Court: https://www.madera.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Mariposa:
County Counsel: https://www.mariposacounty.org/72/County-Counsel-Risk-Management
District Attorney: http://www.mariposacounty.org/74/District-Attorney
Public Defender:

  • Mr. H. Wayne Green 559-432-2750 758 East Bullard Ste. 100 Fresno, CA 93710;
  • Eugene Action 559-283-9772; Neal Douglass 559-760-5149, PO Box 2131, Mariposa, CA 95338

Superior Court: https://www.mariposa.courts.ca.gov/general-information/location-contact-info

Merced:
County Counsel: https://www.co.merced.ca.us/65/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.co.merced.ca.us/2979/Contact-Us
Public Defender: https://www.co.merced.ca.us/2031/Location-and-Hours
Superior Court: https://www.merced.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Stanislaus:
County Counsel: https://www.stancounty.com/counsel/
District Attorney: http://stanislaus-da.org/
Public Defender: https://www.stancounty.com/publicdefender/
Superior Court: https://stanct.org/court-locations-hours-holidays

Tulare:
County Counsel: https://tularecountycounsel.org//index.cfm/main/
District Attorney: https://tulareda.org/contact-us/
Public Defender: https://tularecountypublicdefender.com/contact-us/attorney-listing/ (no addresses listed)
Superior Court: https://www.tulare.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Tuolumne:
County Counsel: https://www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov/163/County-Counsel
District Attorney: https://www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov/166/District-Attorney
Public Defender: https://www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov/432/Public-Defender
Superior Court: https://www.tuolumne.courts.ca.gov/

6th District Court of Appeal

Court Contact Information
https://www.courts.ca.gov/3007.htm

Monterey:
County Counsel: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/county-counsel/contact-us
District Attorney: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/district-attorney/ (scroll down)
Public Defender: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-i-z/public-defender/contact-us#pd
Superior Court: https://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations

San Benito:
County Counsel: https://www.cosb.us/departments/county-counsel
District Attorney: https://www.cosb.us/departments/district-attorney
Public Defender: https://www.cosb.us/departments/public-defender

  • Fitzgerald, Alvarez, and Ciummo Law Firm; 339 Seventh Street Suite G Hollister CA 95023:(831) 205-5980
  • Harry Damkar:39 7th St Ste F, Hollister, CA 95023-3861;Phone: 831-638-1900  |  Fax: 831-638-1905
  • Email: damkarlawoffice@sbcglobal.net
  • Pamela Brown:Hollister Office,615 San Benito Street; Hollister, CA 95023
  • Email:Pamelabrownlaw@gmail.com; Phone(831) 210-1747

Superior Court: https://www.sanbenito.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info

Santa Clara:
County Counsel: https://counsel.sccgov.org/locations
District Attorney: https://countyda.sccgov.org/faq/maps-and-directions
Public Defender: https://publicdefender.sccgov.org/about-us/office-locations
Superior Court: https://www.scscourt.org/general_info/contact/courthouses.shtml

Santa Cruz:
County Counsel: https://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Departments/CountyCounsel.aspx
District Attorney: https://datinternet.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Home/DAsOffice/OfficeLocations.aspx
Public Defender: https://www.santacruzdefenders.us/ContactUs.aspx
Superior Court: https://www.santacruz.courts.ca.gov/general-information/locations-contact-info