The Regional Habeas Corpus Panel Committee for the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, is seeking qualified lawyers to represent indigent persons in death penalty-related habeas corpus proceedings in the superior courts. For information about how to apply for an appointment please use the following links:
- Qualification Criteria for Appointment [link to Rule of Court 8.652]
- Application for Appointment in a Death Penalty-Related Habeas Corpus Proceeding [link to JCC form HC-100]
The rate of pay for such representation has not been set. Attorneys with their principal place of business in the First District, or with their principal place of business outside the State of California, should send their completed application and application materials to the email below. (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 4.562(d)(2)(C).) Applications should be addressed to the Regional Habeas Corpus Panel Committee.