The Honorable Debra J. Kazanjian

Fresno County Superior Court, Department 303

Biography

The Hon. Debra J. Kazanjian is a judge for the Superior Court of Fresno County, California. She was elected to the bench in 2000 and re-elected in 2012 after running unopposed.

Judge Kazanjian received her B.A. from California State University, Fresno where she graduated summa cum laude. She later earned her J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California.

Before joining the bench, she practiced solo for 19 years, primarily in family law.

She is a past President of the Fresno County Planning Commission, Fresno State Alumni Association, and Fresno County Young Lawyers Association.

Judge Kazanjian was chosen as one of the Top Ten Business and Professional Women of the Year in 1993.