We are thrilled to announce that Elise Sanguinetti has been appointed to the Judicial Council of California’s Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee. This esteemed group of lawyers, judges, court administrators, and experts provides the Judicial Council with recommendations regarding the rules of civil procedure. Appointed by the Chief Justice for a three-year term, members of the committee strive to improve California’s civil justice system with the following key goals:
- Issue Resolution: Identifying and addressing challenges in civil procedure, practice, and case management.
- Legislative Review: Continuously reviewing legislation to propose rules that enhance case management.
- Cost Reduction: Working to reduce the cost of civil litigation and improve access to the courts.
- Uniformity: Establishing consistent statewide rules and procedures.
The committee has a rich history, dating back to 1992, and has played a significant role in shaping California’s judiciary. Elise’s appointment reflects her dedication to justice and our firm’s commitment to excellence in the legal field. We look forward to her contributions to creating a more efficient and accessible legal system in California.