About the Course

Insights into the Court perspective on criteria for fee requests and what the court considers and finds persuasive when considering a fee request.
Member Price: $50.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Presented Date: August 26, 2021

Roger L. Lund is a judge for the Superior Court of Ventura County in California. He was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) in December 2009. Lund was elected to a full term in 2010 and ran again unopposed in 2016, winning re-election automatically.

The Honorable David L. Belz is a Judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed in March 2009 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Shortly after his appointment Judge Belz was assigned to a Family Law courtroom. He served 5 years as a family law judge. During those 5 years he served on the Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER) where he taught the overview course for judges newly assigned to family law. He also helped produced online video webinar presentations for family law judges. In 2015, Judge Belz was assigned to a probate court. Judge Belz' current assignment is to handle long cause/complex probate trials.

Judge Julia Kelety grew up in Tempe, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1982. In 1985, she graduated magna cum laude from Cornell Law School, where she served as Articles Editor for the Cornell Law Review. She clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and then joined the litigation department of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s New York office from 1986 to 1990.


In 1990, Judge Kelety moved to the San Diego and became a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. As an AUSA, she received the Department of Justice’s Directors Award for her prosecutions of fraudulent telemarketers. In 1997, Judge Kelety joined the Law Office of Howard Wiggins, where she later became partner.


In 2003, Judge Kelety was appointed to the Superior Court bench by Governor Gray Davis. She has served as bench officer in Juvenile Dependency; Criminal; and Probate Divisions. She is A Board member for the Board of Trustees of the San Diego County Public Law Library. She frequently teaches probate-related subjects to judges statewide as a member of the Probate Law Curriculum Committee for the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC/CJER).