2020-2021 Judicial Council Members

Chief Circuit Judge Sidney R. Thomas, Chair
Senior Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith
Circuit Judge Mary H. Murguia
Circuit Judge Morgan Christen
Circuit Judge Sandra S. Ikuta
Circuit Judge Michelle T. Friedland
Chief District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez
Chief District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton
Chief District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez
Chief District Judge Brian Morris
Senior District Judge Ronald S.W. Lew


District Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson
Chief District Judge J. Michael Seabright
Chief Bankruptcy Judge Brenda Moody Whinery
Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman
District Court Clerk John P. Morrill
Bankruptcy Court Clerk Kathleen J. Campbell
Chief Probation Officer Jonathan Skedeleski
Chief Pretrial Services Officer Gina Faubion


Chief Circuit Judge Sidney R. Thomas
Circuit Judge Morgan Christen
Chief District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez


United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit

The Mission of the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit is to support the effective and expeditious administration of justice and the safeguarding of fairness in the administration of the courts within the circuit. To do so, it will promote the fair and prompt resolution of disputes, ensure the effective discharge of court business, prevent any form of invidious discrimination, and enhance public understanding of, and confidence in, the judiciary.