The Hon. Ariadne J. Symons is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Cruz County in California. She was first elected to the bench in 2008, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Samuel Stevens.
Prior to her election to the bench, Symons served in the Office of the District Attorney, where she prosecuted violent crimes.
Symons was born and raised in Canada. After attending law school in the United States, she applied for citizenship.