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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.


Judge James Ashford

Judge James Ashford was sworn in as a First Circuit Court Judge on April 24, 2018. He initially was appointed to the District Court of the First Circuit on September 30, 2013.  Prior to becoming a district court judge, he was a partner with the law firm of Cades Schutte LLP.  Judge Ashford received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Claremont McKenna College in 1984 and a law degree from Loyola Law School in 1988.