Resources and Links

Court Information

Superior Courts
Superior Court of California, County of Alameda
Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa
Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco
Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo
Santa Clara County Superior Court
Marin County Superior Court

Appellate Courts
District Court of Appeal, First District
Supreme Court of California

Federal Courts
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Nothern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California
Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California

Bar Associations

American Bar Association
State Bar of California

County Bar Associations
Bar Association of San Francisco
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Marin County Bar Association
San Mateo County Bar Association
Santa Clara County Bar Association

Identity Bar Associations
Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom
Berkeley-Albany Bar Association
California Association of Black Lawyers
California Minority Counsel Program
Charles Houston Bar Association
East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
Iranian American Bar Association
Korean American Bar Association of Northern California
Queen's Bench Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
Women Lawyers of Alameda County


Public Interest Clearinghouse (has an extensive list of California and Nevada Legal Services Organizations):


News & Research
Lexis Nexis:
Find Law:
Law and Policy Institution Guide:
Martindale Hubble:
Daily Journal:
The Recorder:
American Lawyer Media Catalog:
Alameda County Law Library:

Opening your own Firm?
Permits per city/county:

Other Resources
Continuing Education of the Bar:
National Academy of Continuing Legal Education (online CLE):
Taecan (online CLE):
West Legal Ed Center (online CLE):
Infirmation (jobs for legal professionals):
Legal Application Solutions:
American Bar Association Career Counsel:
Quit Day - quit smoking and breathe easy:


Resources for Law Students and Prospective Law Students

Law Schools
Berkeley Law
Golden Gate University School of Law

Stanford Law School
University of San Francisco School of Law

UC Hastings College of the Law

Other Resources 
LSAT Preparation
California Bar Exam Preparation
Financing Your Education