The Honorable Darren McElfresh

Del Norte Superior Court, Department 1


The Hon. Darren McElfresh is a judge for the Del Norte County Superior Court in California. He was elected to the bench in 2016.

He is a registered Republican.

Judge McElfresh received his B.A. from the University of Southern California in 1991. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1996.

Prior to his election to the bench, McElfresh had served as an attorney in private practice.

During his time on the bench, Judge McElfresh has served as the Presiding Judge of the Court.

He has served as the past-president of the Rotary International and the Del Norte County Bar Association. He was also on the board of trustees for the Del Norte County Law Library.

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