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Important: JIMS/JEFS Downtime

Judiciary systems including JEFS, eCourt Kokua, and Document Drop-off will be unavailable due to maintenance work beginning midnight Friday, September 23, to noon, Sunday, September 25. If work is completed sooner, systems may be restored earlier. Applications, including eReminder, eJuror, and eTraffic will not be affected. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Judicial Selection Commission Electronic Forms

The Judicial Selection Commission and the Judiciary have worked together to facilitate the judicial application and retention process, by making Commission forms available electronically. The following forms are available online through a fillable Portable Document Format (PDF) file.

The Application is used by attorneys responding to the Commission’s announcement of a judicial vacancy. The Petition is used by Justices or Judges seeking to be retained in judicial office.

Form No. Form Description
JS-P-079 Judicial Vacancy Reference Form-1

Applicant references (Request another reference).

JS-P-080 Judicial Vacancy Reference Form-2 Applicant references (No request for another reference).
JS-P-081 Judicial Retention Evaluation Form Public comment to evaluate Justices and Judges
petitioning the JSC to be retained in judicial office for another term.

Application for Judicial Office Form

Application for judicial vacancies. Qualifications, Tenure and General Instructions. Download the application form.


Petition for Retention in Judicial Office Form

Petition for Justices and Judges petitioning the JSC to be
retained in judicial office for another term.
JS-P-096 Penalty of Perjury Letter For Applicants who have submitted a prior Application or
Supplemental Application within a year and have no updates
to report.
JS-P-097 Required Supplement: Your Current Credit Report For Applicants and Petitioners to obtain a free credit report.