"Court of Appeal’s Poet Laureate"
Justice Arthur Gilbert Named
LACBA’s 2016 Outstanding Jurist
LACBA is pleased to announce Hon.
Arthur Gilbert, presiding justice of the
Second District, Division Six of the
California Court of Appeal, as the
recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Jurist
Award in recognition of his life-long
contributions to the practice of law
and the community at large.
A judge for more than 40 years,
Justice Gilbert has sought to make the
law accessible to every citizen with the
guiding principle that judges have an
obligation to explain their decisions in
layman’s term so that their rulings could
be understood by all. The Outstanding
Jurist Award will be presented to Justice
Gilbert at LACBA’s Installation and
Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 23, 2016.