The Hon. Adrienne A. Orfield is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. She was initially appointed to the San Diego Municipal Court in 1995
Orfield attended California State College of San Bernardino, where she earned a B.A. in 1975. She then received a J.D. from the University of San Diego in 1979.
She began her legal career as an associate at Shifflet & Sharp in 1980. Two years later, she left the firm and joined Ault, Deuprey, Jones, and Gorman. She worked as an associate for five years, eventually rising to partner in 1987. She worked in this capacity until her appointment to the bench.
Her memberships have included the San Diego County Bar Association as well as the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association.
Orfield was born in Memphis, Tennessee.