The Honorable Carol K. Ash

Merced County Superior Court, Department 1


The Hon. Carol K. Ash is a judge for the Superior Court of Merced County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2007.

Ash earned a B.A. from Loma Linda University. She then completed a J.D. from Willamette University College of Law.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, she was a senior staff attorney for the Superior Court of Merced County from 1997 to 2007. Before that, she served as a deputy district attorney for the counties of Merced, Colusa, Lassen, and Tulare.

She is registered as a Republican.

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