The Honorable Deborah C. Servino

Orange County Superior Court, Department C21


The Hon. Deborah C. Servino is a judge of the Superior Court of Orange County in California. She was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on July 16, 2009.

Servino earned a B.A. from Duke University in 1992. She then received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1995.

Servino began her legal career in 1996, working as an associate at Rutan & Tucker. The next year she joined the Office of the Attorney General of California as a deputy attorney general, a position she held until her appointment to the Superior Court of Orange County.

Servino received the California Attorney General’s Award for Sustained Superior Accomplishment in 2007. She also received the President’s Award from the Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court in 2013 as well as the George Francis Civility Award from the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2018.

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