|Current Court Information:|
|California Third District Court of Appeal|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Jerry Brown|
|Past post:||Attorney, private practice|
|Born:||October 23, 1929|
|Bachelors:||UC Berkeley, 1952|
|Law School:||UC Berkeley College of Law, 1955|
Cole A. Blease is a judge on the Third District of the California Courts of Appeal. He took his oath of office on June 14, 1979, after being appointed by then-Governor Brown. He was retained by voters on the November 7, 2006 and January 8, 2007 elections. His current term expires on January 7, 2019.
Cole Blease worked as a legislative advocate from 1957 to 1974 and then practiced private law in Sacramento from 1967 to 1979. He has also served as a pro tem on the California Supreme Court. He used be a member and vice-president of the California Center for Judicial Education as well as a professor at UC Berkeley.