State of the Court
Speaker Judge David A. Thompson
Judge Thompson was appointed to the bench by Governor Pete Wilson in 1997. He is currently the Assistant Presiding Judge of the Orange County Superior Court.
Judge Thompson received his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Los Angeles (Order of the Coif) in 1983 and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Finance from Georgetown University (Summa Cum Laude) in 1980. He was born in Pasadena, California in 1956 and was raised in Orange County.