California

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California has 48 counties, which each have their own trial courts.  The California Appeals Court has six districts which review the decisions of those lower courts.  Any further appellate review is handled by the California Supreme Court.

The three largest municipalities in California are Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose.

Any complaints regarding the competency or ethics of your attorney should be made with the State Bar of California.  To report an attorney call 1-800-843-9053 or mail a California Complaint Form to 845 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017-2515.