9th Circuit Lawyer Representative Issues Report

Posting Date: 
Friday, May 26, 2017
Rodney ("Rod") Jacob, Esq., the District Court's representative to the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives Coordinating Committee (LRCC) since 2010, has issued his annual report in anticipation of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to be held in July 2017.
Rod was appointed to this position in 2010 by Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, when he joined 164 Lawyer Representatives chosen to represent attorneyspracticing in each of the Ninth Circuit's fifteen districts, which include nine western states and two Pacific Island jurisdictions. 
As the District of Guam’s Lawyer Representative, Rod works closely with the Chief Judge to improve the overall delivery of public service by the District Court of Guam by enhancing access to the court system and fostering open communication between lawyers and judges.  As the primary liaison between the federal bench and the practicing federal bar, Attorney Jacob is tasked with chairing the Annual District Conference in accordance with national guidelines and is further tasked with publishing the Annual District Report for Guam and presenting such report to the Ninth Circuit. Rod was the President of the Guam Bar Association from 2005-2007, and served as Guam's Law Week Committee Co-Chair for many. He is a partner in Calvo, Fisher & Jacob's Guam office. 

Click the link below to view and download the report:

2017 Report of the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative