The Honorable Craig L. Griffin

Orange County Superior Court, Department N17

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Biography

The Hon. Craig L. Griffin is a judge of the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 27, 2009, filling a vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position.

Griffin earned a B.A. from California State University, Long Beach. He then received a J.D. from Brigham Young University.

Griffin began his legal career as an associate with Morrison and Foerster in 1990. Then, in 1994, he joined the Law Office of Edmond M. Connor and Associates, where he worked as an associate until 1996. Two years later, he moved to Connor, Blake & Griffin. In 2004, he began work as a senior appellate attorney with the Fourth District Court of Appeal, a position he held until his appointment to the Superior Court of Orange County in 2009.

He is registered to vote as a Republican.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Craig L. Griffin

  • DANG V. ALL PRO CONTRACTING INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Attorney Anerio v. Altman of Lake Forest Bankruptcy moves to be relieved from representing the defendant, All Pro Contracting Inc. Attorney states in the moving declaration that the address of the client has been verified by checking with the California Secretary of State. [See Altman Dec. ¶ 3(b) and see C...

  • SCSA GROUP V. WORDEN

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Before the Court is Wordon’s continued ex part motion to strike portions of Defendants’ Opposition to Wordon’s Motion for Attorney Fees. The Motion is GRANTED in part, and DENIED in part. The for ease of reference, the Court has numbered each of the ten bullet point quotations from Defendants’ opposition, ...

  • GUY V. SUNTRUST BANK HOLDING COMPANY

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Demurrer to Complaint The unopposed Demurrer to the Complaint brought by Defendant Suntrust Bank Holding Company is SUSTAINED, in whole, with 20 days-leave to amend. The Court finds the Complaint fails to state sufficient facts and is uncertain. (See C.C.P. §430.10(e) and (f)). Initially, the Complaint all...

  • KV INC. V. HEARTSTITCH, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants Kristine Marie Elder and Jeannene Elder (“Defendants” together) unopposed 1) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; 2) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; and 3) Compel Responses to Requests for Production (“Motions” together), are each GRANTED. A) Motions to Compel ...

  • WHITE V. CONTRERAS

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    The Motion to “Compel Government Agency to Cease and Desist,” filed by moving party Plaintiff Sekayi White (here “MP”), is DENIED. Plaintiff’s motion seeks an order directing non-parties, identified as the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Mule Creek State Prison ("MCSP") and Mailroo...

  • KV INC. V. HEARTSTITCH, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants Kristine Marie Elder and Jeannene Elder (“Defendants” together) unopposed 1) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; 2) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; and 3) Compel Responses to Requests for Production (“Motions” together), are each GRANTED. A) Motions to Compel ...

  • THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA VS. AWI BUILDERS, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants AWI Builders, Inc., Construction Contractors Corporation, Zhirayr Mekikyan, Anna Mekikyan; and Tigran Oganesian’s (“Defendants” together) Motion to Compel the Further Deposition Testimony of Non-party Donde McCament (“Motion”) is DENIED without prejudice. The Motion was not properly served on ei...

  • TESKE V. ULTIMATE FRANCHISES, INC

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    (1) The motion to be relieved as counsel of record for Defendant Ultimate Franchises, Inc. brought by Attorneys John A. Delis and Warren B. Campbell of Long & Delis, APC is GRANTED. The court’s order shall become effective upon the filing of a proof of service showing service of the order on Defendant Ulti...

  • SCSA GROUP V. WORDEN

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Tentative pending.

    ...

  • DANG V. ALL PRO CONTRACTING INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Attorney Anerio v. Altman of Lake Forest Bankruptcy moves to be relieved from representing the defendant, All Pro Contracting Inc. Attorney states in the moving declaration that the address of the client has been verified by checking with the California Secretary of State. [See Altman Dec. ¶ 3(b) and see C...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Craig L. Griffin

  • DANG V. ALL PRO CONTRACTING INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Attorney Anerio v. Altman of Lake Forest Bankruptcy moves to be relieved from representing the defendant, All Pro Contracting Inc. Attorney states in the moving declaration that the address of the client has been verified by checking with the California Secretary of State. [See Altman Dec. ¶ 3(b) and see C...

  • SCSA GROUP V. WORDEN

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Before the Court is Wordon’s continued ex part motion to strike portions of Defendants’ Opposition to Wordon’s Motion for Attorney Fees. The Motion is GRANTED in part, and DENIED in part. The for ease of reference, the Court has numbered each of the ten bullet point quotations from Defendants’ opposition, ...

  • GUY V. SUNTRUST BANK HOLDING COMPANY

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Demurrer to Complaint The unopposed Demurrer to the Complaint brought by Defendant Suntrust Bank Holding Company is SUSTAINED, in whole, with 20 days-leave to amend. The Court finds the Complaint fails to state sufficient facts and is uncertain. (See C.C.P. §430.10(e) and (f)). Initially, the Complaint all...

  • KV INC. V. HEARTSTITCH, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants Kristine Marie Elder and Jeannene Elder (“Defendants” together) unopposed 1) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; 2) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; and 3) Compel Responses to Requests for Production (“Motions” together), are each GRANTED. A) Motions to Compel ...

  • WHITE V. CONTRERAS

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    The Motion to “Compel Government Agency to Cease and Desist,” filed by moving party Plaintiff Sekayi White (here “MP”), is DENIED. Plaintiff’s motion seeks an order directing non-parties, identified as the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Mule Creek State Prison ("MCSP") and Mailroo...

  • KV INC. V. HEARTSTITCH, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants Kristine Marie Elder and Jeannene Elder (“Defendants” together) unopposed 1) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; 2) Motion to Compel Responses to Form Interrogatories; and 3) Compel Responses to Requests for Production (“Motions” together), are each GRANTED. A) Motions to Compel ...

  • THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA VS. AWI BUILDERS, INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Defendants AWI Builders, Inc., Construction Contractors Corporation, Zhirayr Mekikyan, Anna Mekikyan; and Tigran Oganesian’s (“Defendants” together) Motion to Compel the Further Deposition Testimony of Non-party Donde McCament (“Motion”) is DENIED without prejudice. The Motion was not properly served on ei...

  • TESKE V. ULTIMATE FRANCHISES, INC

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    (1) The motion to be relieved as counsel of record for Defendant Ultimate Franchises, Inc. brought by Attorneys John A. Delis and Warren B. Campbell of Long & Delis, APC is GRANTED. The court’s order shall become effective upon the filing of a proof of service showing service of the order on Defendant Ulti...

  • SCSA GROUP V. WORDEN

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Tentative pending.

    ...

  • DANG V. ALL PRO CONTRACTING INC.

    Dec 9, 2019 |  Judge Craig L. Griffin |  Orange County, CA

    Attorney Anerio v. Altman of Lake Forest Bankruptcy moves to be relieved from representing the defendant, All Pro Contracting Inc. Attorney states in the moving declaration that the address of the client has been verified by checking with the California Secretary of State. [See Altman Dec. ¶ 3(b) and see C...

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