Mar 24, 2021Chief Justice - March 17, 2021 Signed Emergency Order - Madera (Extension PC 1382) (PDF)
Mar 24, 202128th General Order of Presiding Judge E. LiCalsi - PC 1382 - March 18, 2021 (PDF)
Mar 10, 2021Court's Strategic Plan 2020 - 2025 (PDF)
Feb 11, 2021Press Release - Restoration of Services and Extension of Time to conduct Criminal Trials per PC 1382 Judicial Council of California - Order signed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye. 27th G
Jan 30, 2021Spanish Revised - Press Release Jan 28 2021.pdf
About the Court
The Superior Court of California, Madera County is a unified superior court, served by nine judges, one family support commissioner and one traffic commissioner. The court employs approximately 100 court staff.
"To ensure equal and fair access for all in the judicial system, and provide public service in an efficient and impartial manner."
"To consistently provide transparent and equitable service by embracing the following core values: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and civic education."
Judges and Leadership
The Honorable Ernest J. LiCalsi is the court's Presiding Judge. The Honorable Dale J. Blea is the court's Assistant Presiding Judge. The Court Executive Officer is Ms. Adrienne Calip. The Assistant Court Executive Officer is Ms. Amy Downey.
Each judge is assigned a particular type of legal proceeding for each year on a rotating basis as determined by the presiding judge.