The Honorable David I. Ashby

Sutter County Superior Court, Department 4


The Hon. David I. Ashby is a judge for the Sutter County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in 2016. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Christopher R. Chandler (Ret.).

Judge Ashby graduated with his B.A. in political science and rhetoric and communication from the University of California, Davis in 1999. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2002.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Ashby had been the owner and attorney at the Ashby Law Firm since 2002.

While on the Superior Court, Judge Ashby has presided in the Criminal Division.

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