United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Attorney Practice Information & Resources

Attorney Responsibilities

Attorney practice in this Court is governed by Rule 11 of the Civil Local Rules. Rule 11-1(c) requires a bar applicant to certify knowledge of:

  1. the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and Evidence, the Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Local Rules of this Court;
  2. the Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs of this Court; and
  3. the Standards of Professional Conduct of this Court set forth in Civil L.R. 11-4.

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