About Us

About the Schwartz/Levi Chapter of the American Inns of Court

 

Our Chapter

Welcome to the website of the Milton L. Schwartz/David F. Levi American Inn of Court. Our members are judges, lawyers and law students from the Sacramento/Yolo County area, and we generally meet in Davis, California, on the second Wednesday of each month from September through June. We are affiliated with the American Inns of Court, which is dedicated to improving the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar. 
 
                   - Chapter President, Judge Emily Vasquez

Milton L. Schwartz

Executive Committee

Meet our leadership

Judge Emily Vasquez

Judge Emily Vasquez
President
Sacramento Superior Court

Justice Kathleen Butz

Justice Kathleen Butz
Past President
3rd District Court of Appeals

Justice Vance Raye

Justice Vance Raye
Past President
3rd District Court of Appeals

Judge David Abbott

Judge David Abbott
Past President
Sacramento Superior Court

Shelley Ganaway

Shelley Ganaway

Social Security Administration

Paul Hemesath

Paul Hemesath

U.S. Attorney's Office

Kimberly Lucia

Kimberly Lucia

Boutin Jones

Hon. Dan Maguire

Hon. Dan Maguire

Yolo County Superior Court

Shama Mesiwala

Shama Mesiwala

3rd District Court of Appeals

Jim Nolan

Jim Nolan

Gardner, Janes, Nakken, Hugo & Nolan

Ryan Norman

Ryan Norman

Norman Roos LLP

Kelli Taylor

Kelli Taylor

U.S. Attorney's Office

William Taylor

William Taylor

Hanson Bridgett LLP

Julie Weng-Gutierrez

Julie Weng-Gutierrez

California Department of Justice

The American Inns of Court

The American Inns of Court is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. Through regular meetings, members are able to build and strengthen professional relationships; discuss fundamental concerns about professionalism and pressing legal issues of the day; share experiences and advice; exhort the utmost passion and dedication for the law; provide mentoring opportunities; and advance the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and civility. Our Inns have gained a national and international reputation as an organization that bridges the gap between formal law school education and legal practice by offering career-long continuing education in the Common Law tradition.

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Why Join the Inn?

CONNECT

Join a community of dedicated professionals who share a passion for improving the profession.

LEARN

Earn CLE credits while learning about new and novel issues facing society and the legal practice.

PRESENT

Showcase and share your expertise with in-depth, professional presentations on impactful topics.

GIVE BACK

Mentor, volunteer, and meaningfully give back to our community alongside our engaged members.

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