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ACBA Event: How to become a Temporary Judge (Pro Tem) in Alameda County
May 23, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Alameda County Superior Court is currently in need of volunteer Temporary Judges (Judges Pro Tempore)! Gain great experience, strengthen your relationship with the court (and other judges) while filling a need and giving back to the legal community. Presenters include former and current Pro Tem judges, commissioners, and court administrators.
This program will touch on a variety of aspects of sitting as a Temporary Judge, including: an overview of the educational requirements, the application process, self-monitoring our unconscious biases, exhibiting fairness, tools needed to go through a typical calendar, and appropriate judicial demeanor on the bench dealing with self-represented litigants, as well as other ethical considerations faced while sitting as a temporary judge.
Speakers: Elizabeth Erickson, Chad Finke, Louis Goodman, Comm. Elizabeth Hendrickson (ret.), and Comm. Bentrish Satarzadeh
Moderated by Comm. Pelayo Llamas, Jr.
The program is FREE.