The Honorable Daniel G. Lamborn

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-11


The Hon. Daniel G. Lamborn is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown on December 27, 2013, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Lisa Foster.

Lamborn earned a B.A. from the University of California, Davis. He then received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1982.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Lamborn served in the Office of the District Attorney of San Diego County. He entered the office as a research attorney in 1983, eventually rising to chief deputy district attorney in 2008. He has received media attention for his successful prosecution of Cleophus Prince, an individual who fatally stabbed six women in the 1990s.

Lamborn was named Prosecutor of the Year (1994) by the Deputy District Attorneys Association.

Lamborn has visited several developing countries, volunteering as a disaster relief aid worker. He has also served as the director and the treasurer of Give Clean Water, Inc.

He is registered as a Republican.

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