(1) To enhance the public trust by disposing of cases justly, speedily, and impartially.
(2) To employ computerized and automated innovations and re-engineer administrative and operational systems.
(3) To uplift the professional and moral standards of Court officials and employees.
(4) To provide magistrates an environment conducive to the faithful discharge of their judicial tasks.
(5) To uphold the Rule of Law by fairly and fearlessly defending the Constitution and the rights of the people.
The seal of the Court of Appeals is composed of two ovals with the following elements: at the center of the inner oval, the 1946 coat of arms of the Republic in its center, the scales of justice and sword on the upper background; and a branch of laurel on each side of the foot of the coat of arms; whereas, the garlands "Republic of the Philippines" surround the upper arch of the outer oval and "Court of Appeals" on the lower arch. Below the oval is the Court's motto, justitia per legem.
|THE COURT EN BANC|
|The Court of Appeals En Banc is composed of the Presiding Justice and sixty-nine (69) Associate Justices. The Office of the Presiding Justice implements policies, executes the resolutions and enforces the orders of the Court of Appeals En Banc. It performs the functions specifically vested upon him by the law, rules and regulations or those implied therefrom and performs all other functions and duties inherent in his position. The offices of the Associate Justices assist the Presiding Justice in his adjudicative and administrative functions.|
|CLERK OF COURT|
|The Office of the Clerk of Court acts as the administrative officer of the Court. He/She exercises general supervision over personnel and administrative matters; recommends courses of action to be taken on various matters ranging from personnel action to non-judicial concerns; disseminate information concerning court activities of public interest; answers queries from litigants, counsel and interested parties pertaining to the status of cases pending in the Court and perform other functions as may, from time to time be assigned to him/her by the Presiding Justice or the Court. In all official matters, and in relation with other government agencies, the Clerk of Court Is usually the liaison officer.|
|ASST. CLERKS OF COURT (MANILA, CEBU, and CAGAYAN DE ORO)|
|The Office of the Assistant Clerk of Court shall assist the Clerk of Court in the performance of his/her duties and functions; performs such other duties and functions as maybe assigned to him/her by the Presiding Justice or the Clerk of Court and in case of vacancy in the position of the Clerk of Court, the Assistant Clerk of Court shall act as Acting Clerk of Court, until his/her successor shall have been appointed and qualified; in case of absence or incapacity of the Clerk of Court, the Assistant Clerk of Court shall perform the duties of the Clerk of Court, until the latter reports for duty.|
|DIVISION CLERKS OF COURT (MANILA, CEBU, and CAGAYAN DE ORO)|
|The Office of the Division Clerks of Court is under the direct control and supervision of the Chairman of the Division. It takes charge of the pre and post adjudicative matters relative to cases brought to the Court.|
|The Accounting Division takes charge of accounting and monitoring of all court financial transactions, revenues, collections and remittance. Its functions include general supervision and administrative control of activities in financing. budgeting, accounting, collections, and other related matters including processing and control of staff salaries and other financial concerns.|
|The Cash Division takes charge of cash disbursements, reports and collections, payment of salaries and wages of justices, officials and employees of the court to include casual and contractual employees; supervises the preparation of collection reports and daily deposits to Land Bank of the Philippines of all monies, checks, money orders for the court; checks preparation, issuance of official receipts for various funds and check releasing, records of miscellaneous matters and transactions.|
|FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET DIVISION|
|The Fiscal Management and Budget Division prepares and executes the annual budget of the Court, initiates plans and budget preparation for better utilization of Court funds, fiscalizes the Court’s financial interest to cover budget deficiencies and corrective measures needed. It prepares reports as required by the Department of Budget and Management, Commission Audit and other government agencies. It is in charge of budget allotment and control for the Court and provides advise and assistance to the Court on the status of appropriations, allotment and such other financial matters as maybe needed.|
|GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION|
|The General Services Division is in charge of Court buildings, grounds and facilities, supervises the janitorial agency maintaining the court premises, coordinates with other government agencies and private entities on needed major repairs and services in the Court, sends out by mail or personal deliveries, official court notices and processes.|
|HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION|
|The Human Resources Management Division provides essential support services to the Court through personnel administration and management, human resource training and development, administration of leave matters, employees’ welfare and benefits, retirement and personnel discipline. It also attends to personnel actions such as appointment, recruitment, promotion, transfer, re-employment, detail, demotion, retirement and separation and is also in charge of Court plantilla, notice of salary adjustment and step increments.|
|INFORMATION AND STATISTICAL DATA DIVISION|
|The Information and Statistical Data Division serves as the center for systematic exchange or dissemination of information about the Court and renders prompt, sincere and accurate case information service assistance to the public; collates from the offices of the Justices, and submits to the Office of the Court Administrator and other requesting government agencies monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual statistical reports on case accomplishments, case load and case disposal|
|JUDICIAL RECORDS DIVISION|
|The Judicial Records Division takes charge of case docketing activities like receiving, compiling, processing, reporting all pleadings necessary for the proper adjudication of appealed judicial cases whether civil or criminal in nature and also original actions falling under the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals. It administers records keeping policies, procedures and techniques, implements and evaluates programs for the systematic management of judicial records; prepares entries of judgment; maintains systematic filing and records keeping. It is also in charge of remanding decided cases to the court of origin, and acts as case records custodian for the Court.|
|LIBRARY SERVICES DIVISION|
|The Library Services Division assists the Presiding Justice, Associate Justices, officials and lawyers of the Court, including private practicing attorneys, in their legal research tasks; is in charge of acquisition, inventory and distribution of all law book collections, law journals and the like to the Presiding Justice, Associate Justices.|
|MANAGEMENT AUDIT DIVISION|
|The Management Audit Division performs performance audit of the different offices of the Court, pre-audits payrolls, vouchers and performs actual inspection of all purchased supplies. It acts as adviser for the court’s financial management program.|
|MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION|
|The Management and Information Systems Division is in charge of all information and communications technology needs of the Court; provides technical services related to the planning, development, maintenance and implementation of information systems; supports and guides the Court in its computerization efforts or implementation of new technology, and performs systems update and enhancements of existing systems in the Court. It maintains and regularly updates the electronic information bureau in the Court of Appeals intranet to include court information and downloadable forms for all Justices, officials and employees alike.|
|MEDICAL AND DENTAL DIVISION|
|The Medical and Dental Services Division attends to the health needs of all justices, officials and employees of the Court through free medical and dental consultation and treatment, pre-employment physical examinations, laboratory tests including electrocardiogram (ECG) and certain modalities of physical therapy. Medications for commonly occurring ailments are dispensed free to sick employees. It is also in charge of the CA Health and Welfare Plan available to all Justices, court officials and employees alike.|
|PROPERTY & SUPPLY MANAGEMENT DIVISION|
|The Property and Supply Management Division is in charge of procurement, inventory, budget projections, and maintenance of all Court properties, equipments, and supplies. It is also in charge of the cleanliness, peace and order, maintenance, repairs of the Court of Appeals cottages and administration building located at Baguio City.|
|The Reporter’s Division keeps custody of the originals of decisions and final resolutions in binded form, cause its publication in the Court of Appeals Reports Annotated (CARA) and in the Official Gazette decisions and final resolutions; prepares and publishes with each reported decision and final resolution a concise synopsis of the facts necessary for a clear understanding of the case, the names of counsel, the material and controverted points involved, the authorities cited therein and a syllabus which shall be confined to points of law; and calls the attention of the Presiding Justice to conflicting decisions, in which case the Presiding Justice shall convoke the Divisions concerned to resolve the same.|
|RAFFLE COMMITTEE (UNDER THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDING JUSTICE)|
|The Raffle Committe is in charge of assignment of cases by raffle to the different justices, ensures its proper and equitable distribution and keeps a general record of such assignment. Actual process of raffling through a lotto-like device is carried out by a Raffle Committee of three Court of Appeals Justices assisted by the Raffle Staff. The results of the daily raffle are disseminated to the appropriate offices. It guarantees the transparency of the whole process which requires utmost honesty and efficiency, initiative judgements and discretion based on established principles and policy.|
|SECURITY SERVICES (UNDER THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDING JUSTICE)|
|In charge of formulation, evaluation and management of security systems for the Court of Appeals premises, property and Justices, officials and employees; Maintains peace and order, safeguards the properties of the court and performs other related functions as maybe assigned by the Presiding Justice.|