Court closure

San Diego Superior Court Closed on Monday, April 1

March 18, 2024

The San Diego Superior Court will be closed on Monday, April 1, 2024, in observance of the courtwide holiday commemorating Cesar Chavez Day.

The public is urged to visit the Court’s website at to handle traffic tickets or obtain court information. 

Judge Keri Katz

San Diego Superior Court Judge Keri G. Katz Retires

March 8, 2024

The Honorable Keri G. Katz recently completed her last day on the Superior Court bench, after providing dedicated service to the San Diego legal community for over 37 years. Judge Katz began her legal career in 1987 as a deputy city attorney with the San Diego City Attorney’s Office. Since then, she has enjoyed every single day working on behalf of San Diegans as an attorney, superior court commissioner, and judge.

Court Services Update

San Diego Superior Court to Offer In-Person Assistance for Small Claims Litigants

March 4, 2024

Effective March 12, the San Diego Superior Court’s Small Claims Legal Advisory (SCLA) will resume in-person assistance for small claims litigants to explain court procedures and help with properly completing court forms in a new clinic space at the Hall of Justice.