The Honorable Elizabeth W. Johnson

Trinity County Superior Court, Department retired

Biography

The Hon. Elizabeth W. Johnson (Ret.) was a judge for the Trinity County Superior Court in California. She was elected to the bench in 2013, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Anthony C. Edwards (Ret.). Johnson retired from the bench in 2018 and her vacancy was filled by the Hon. Eric L. Heryford.

She received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University. She went on to earn her J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Johnson received a public admonishment from the California Commission on Judicial Performance in 2018. One of the conditions of the admonishment required Johnson to resign from her judicial post.