Request Amicus Support
Instructions for Requesting Amicus Assistance
Thank you for your interest in seeking amicus (friend-of-the-court) assistance from the League's Legal Advocacy Program. Please complete all of the fields on the form below and submit your request. Identification of a brief writer is required. By submitting the form, the information you provide will be transmitted to League staff who will contact you for additional information, if necessary, and place the case on the next Legal Advocacy Committee meeting agenda for consideration.
You will receive confirmation of your submission via email. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 2 hours, please contact League staff to confirm your case has been received. For more information about the League's Legal Advocacy Program, contact Koreen Kelleher, assistant general counsel, or Janet Leonard, legal assistant. We will make best efforts to review and contact you about your request for amicus assistance within three working days of its submittal. We reserve the right to reject the request due to timing constraints or if the request does not meet the eligibility requirements of the Legal Advocacy Program.
PLEASE NOTE: The Legal Department staff will be OUT OF OFFICE the week of September 1-5, 2014 for the Labor Day holiday and the League of California Cities' Annual Conference in Los Angeles. An amicus request submitted on or after August 28, 2014 will not be processed until the week of September 8, 2014.