Judge Profiles & Court Directions

In our experience, the most difficult thing our clients struggle with is uncertainty in the legal process. Some of this comes from simply not knowing how a criminal case is filed and how it moves along from arraignment to trial. Some of this comes from comparing what they see on TV or in movies or reading in the newspaper about what happened in a similar case to their case and then having certain expectations that might be unrealistic. Lastly, this uncertainty comes from not knowing how or even when a district attorney, city prosecutor or judge will evaluate their case.

To alleviate this uncertainty, Greg Hill & Associates provides its clients with judicial profiles of the judge who presides over the courtroom where their case is pending. These profiles are copyrighted, so our office cannot publish these on our website. Our office has at least one profile on almost every judge in California. To see if our office has at least one profile on the judge in your case, click on the courthouse below.

Throughout the majority of any case, the judge does not have a direct role until trial or until there is a motion of some sort. The most direct influence on a plea bargain and narrowing the issues is the handling district attorney or city prosecutor. However, the judge’s demeanor and personality greatly influence how the handling attorney handles each case.

For example, in general, if the judge is strict, the handling attorney may be inflexible and difficult to communicate with during negotiations. If the judge has a reputation for being compassionate and taking a personal interest in certain cases, the handling attorney is likely to adopt a similar, more patient and open-minded approach.

With this in mind, we present the following judicial profiles for each courthouse with a link to a court map and directions:


Judicial Profile lists for Courthouses Airport Court to Chatsworth Court

Airport Courthouse - LAX  (LA Co.)

BROWN, LESLIE E.

GODFREY, JANE

MORETON, EDWARD B.

MUNISOGLU, ELIZABETH

RUBIN, ALAN

SCHWARTZ, KEITH L.

SOLORZANO, KATHRYN

UPINDER, KALRA

VERASTEGUI, YVETTE

BIRNSTEIN, LAUREN

WINDHAM, MARK E.

ZUCKMAN, MARK

For Directions to Airport Courthouse, please click here.

Alhambra Courthouse (LA Co.)

BROUGHAM, CATHRYN

ELSWICK, CAROL W.

GOSWAMI, RUPA

MOSES, JARED D.

RICHARDSON, TONY L.

VILLALOBOS, MICHAEL

For Directions to the Alhambra Courthouse, please click here.

Arvin - Lamont Branch Court (Kern Co.)

Bakersfield Metropolitan Division (Kern Co.)

BENAVIDES, JOSE R.

FIELDER, JOHN L.

GILL, SUSAN M.

KNIGHT, ALISA

LEWIS, MICHAEL B.

MCKNIGHT, RALPH L.

MCNAMARA, BRIAN

SCHUETT, STEPHEN D.

SHAYER, STEVEN

WYATT, RALPH W.

Bakersfield Superior Court (Kern Co.)

BROWNLEE, JOHN R.

BRUMFIELD, LORNA H.

BUSH, MICHAEL G.

CHAPIN, SIDNEY P.

CLARK, THOMAS S.

DELLOSTRITT, MICHAEL E.

ETIENNE, LINDA S.

FRIEDMAN, GARY T.

HUMPHREY, COLETTE

KATZ, STEVEN M.

LAMPE, DAVID M.

LUA, JOHN W.

MCNAMARA, BRIAN

SOMERS, JOHN

TWISSELMAN, KENNETH C.

Bakersfield Juvenile Court (Kern Co.)

MARQUEZ, RAYMONDA

PALMER, WILLIAM D.

VEGA, LOUIE L.

Banning Branch Court (Riverside Co.)

HERNANDEZ, JORGE

PREVOST, JEFFREY

Barstow District (San Bernardino Co.)

Bellflower Courthouse (LA Co.)

JACOBS, LILLIAN VEGA

PARK, ANN H.

SANCHEZ, DEBORAH L.

TIPTON, LELAND HERBERT

TSAO, LEE

ZUZGA, CYNTHIA A.

For Directions to the Bellflower Courthouse, please click here.

Beverly Hills Courthouse (LA Co.)

REVEL, MARSHA N.

For Directions to the Beverly Hills Courthouse, please click here.

Blythe Courthouse (Riverside Co.)

CHRISTIAN, SARAH A.

Brawley Court (Imperial Co.)

FLORES, POLI R.

Burbank Courthouse (LA Co.)

APPLEGATE, ROBERT P.

CARTER, MICHAEL D.

GOLDSTEIN, DONNA FIELDS

ROTENBERG, FREDERICK R.

SAITO, TIM R.

STEWART, WILLIAM D.

For Directions to the Burbank Courthouse, please click here.

Catalina Courthouse (LA Co.)

MIRICH, PETER J.

For Directions to the Catalina Courthouse, please click here.

Central Arraignment Court (Bauchet Street - LA Co.)

KAWAHARA, ROBERT M.

KENNEDY, DONALD S.

LEWIS, JACQUELINE H.

NELSON, MARK GRANT

For Directions to the Central Arraignment Court, please click here.

Central Civil West Courthouse (LA Co.)

BERLE, ELIHU M.

COLE-HART, LISA

CUNNINGHAM, DAVID S.

FREEMAN, KENNETH R.

HIGHBERGER, WILLIAM F.

JONES, ANN I.

KLEIFIELD, STEVEN J.

KRALIK, JOHN J.

LEWIS, THOMAS TRENT

MARTIN, LIA

PUENTE-PORRAS, MARIA

RAMIREZ, NANCY A.

WALLA, NORI ANNE

For Directions to the Central Civil West Courthouse, please click here.


For Courthouse and Judicial Profile Lists for Chatsworth Court to Indio Court please click here.

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