The Honorable Eugene L. Balonon

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 10

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Biography

The Hon. Eugene L. Balonon is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2005 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jeffrey L. Gunther (Ret.).

He is a registered Republican.

Judge Balonon received his bachelor's degree from California State University. He went on to earn his J.D. from Lincoln Law School in 1984.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Balanon had served three separate stints as a deputy district attorney for the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office from 1985 to 2004. He also served as the executive director for the California Gambling Control Commission and as the director and later as the chief deputy for the California State Lottery. Before that, Balonon worked as counsel and as deputy director for the Office of Criminal Justice Planning.

Judge Balanon also taught as an instructor at his alma mater Lincoln Law School.

His memberships included the National Trial Lawyers Association and the Asian Bar Association.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Eugene L. Balonon

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Oct 3, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - OCTOBER 4, 2019 The parties are ordered to appear on Defendant Ford Motor Company's ("Ford") motion to compel further responses to requests for production of documents ("RFPs") and motion to compel further responses to interrogatories and admissions, which ...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Aug 19, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO COORDINATION PROCEEDING SPECIAL TITLE (Rule 3.550) FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES /n This document relates to: David B. Picton v. Ford Motor Company (Sacramento County Case No. 34-2015-00184857) JUDICIAL COUNCIL COORDINATION PROCEEDING N...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Aug 19, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO COORDINATION PROCEEDING SPECIAL TITLE (Rule 3.550) FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES /n This document relates to: All cases JUDICIAL COUNCIL COORDINATION PROCEEDING No. 4924 TENTATIVE RULING RE: PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO COMPEL DEPOSITIONS OF F...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jul 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - JULY 26, 2019 TENTATIVE RULING RE: FORD'S MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL and MOTION TO EXCLUDE ANY ARGUME FROM PLAINTIFFS RELATED TO FORD'S ALLEGED NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ITS SONG BEVERLY OBLIGATIONS The parties are ordered to appear on Defendant Ford Motor Company'...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jul 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - JULY 26, 2019 TENTATIVE RULING RE: FORD'S MOTION TO COMPEL THIRD PARTY WITNESS AUTUMN WEST TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO DEPOSITION QUESTIONS and MOTION FOR SANCTIONS Defendant Ford Motor Company's ("Ford") motion to compel third-party witness Autumn West to provid...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jun 13, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - June 14, 2019 Re: Motion for Attorneys' Fees & Status Conference The parties are ordered to appear on Plaintiff Melissa Emmons a.k.a. Melissa Young's motion for attorneys' fees, costs, and expenses, which is scheduled to be heard by the Court in Department...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jun 13, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - June 14, 2019 Re: Motion for Attorneys' Fees & Status Conference The parties are ordered to appear on Plaintiff Melissa Emmons a.k.a. Melissa Young's motion for attorneys' fees, costs, and expenses, which is scheduled to be heard by the Court in Department...

  • SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT VS. ELAINE MARTINEZ

    Apr 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) vs. Martinez & Raptis 34-2016-00192076 Dept. 10 - April 26, 2019 Motion for Attorney's Fees Plaintiff Sacramento Municipal Utility District's (SMUD) Motion for Attorney's Fees is GRANTED as follows. Discussion SMUD's motion requests reasonable attorney's fees fr...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Mar 28, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - March 29, 2019 Motion to Compel (Ebner Discovery) The parties are ordered to appear on Ford Motor Company's Motion to Compel Further Responses to Amended Notice of Deposition and Request for Production of Documents from Deborah April Ebner, which is schedu...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Mar 28, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - March 29, 2019 Motion to Compel (Ebner Discovery) The parties are ordered to appear on Ford Motor Company's Motion to Compel Further Responses to Amended Notice of Deposition and Request for Production of Documents from Deborah April Ebner, which is schedu...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Eugene L. Balonon

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Oct 3, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - OCTOBER 4, 2019 The parties are ordered to appear on Defendant Ford Motor Company's ("Ford") motion to compel further responses to requests for production of documents ("RFPs") and motion to compel further responses to interrogatories and admissions, which ...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Aug 19, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO COORDINATION PROCEEDING SPECIAL TITLE (Rule 3.550) FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES /n This document relates to: David B. Picton v. Ford Motor Company (Sacramento County Case No. 34-2015-00184857) JUDICIAL COUNCIL COORDINATION PROCEEDING N...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Aug 19, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO COORDINATION PROCEEDING SPECIAL TITLE (Rule 3.550) FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES /n This document relates to: All cases JUDICIAL COUNCIL COORDINATION PROCEEDING No. 4924 TENTATIVE RULING RE: PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO COMPEL DEPOSITIONS OF F...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jul 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - JULY 26, 2019 TENTATIVE RULING RE: FORD'S MOTION TO CONTINUE TRIAL and MOTION TO EXCLUDE ANY ARGUME FROM PLAINTIFFS RELATED TO FORD'S ALLEGED NON-COMPLIANCE WITH ITS SONG BEVERLY OBLIGATIONS The parties are ordered to appear on Defendant Ford Motor Company'...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jul 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES JCCP 4924 DEPT 10 - JULY 26, 2019 TENTATIVE RULING RE: FORD'S MOTION TO COMPEL THIRD PARTY WITNESS AUTUMN WEST TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO DEPOSITION QUESTIONS and MOTION FOR SANCTIONS Defendant Ford Motor Company's ("Ford") motion to compel third-party witness Autumn West to provid...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jun 13, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - June 14, 2019 Re: Motion for Attorneys' Fees & Status Conference The parties are ordered to appear on Plaintiff Melissa Emmons a.k.a. Melissa Young's motion for attorneys' fees, costs, and expenses, which is scheduled to be heard by the Court in Department...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Jun 13, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - June 14, 2019 Re: Motion for Attorneys' Fees & Status Conference The parties are ordered to appear on Plaintiff Melissa Emmons a.k.a. Melissa Young's motion for attorneys' fees, costs, and expenses, which is scheduled to be heard by the Court in Department...

  • SACRAMENTO MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT VS. ELAINE MARTINEZ

    Apr 25, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) vs. Martinez & Raptis 34-2016-00192076 Dept. 10 - April 26, 2019 Motion for Attorney's Fees Plaintiff Sacramento Municipal Utility District's (SMUD) Motion for Attorney's Fees is GRANTED as follows. Discussion SMUD's motion requests reasonable attorney's fees fr...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Mar 28, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - March 29, 2019 Motion to Compel (Ebner Discovery) The parties are ordered to appear on Ford Motor Company's Motion to Compel Further Responses to Amended Notice of Deposition and Request for Production of Documents from Deborah April Ebner, which is schedu...

  • FORD MOTOR TRANSMISSION CASES

    Mar 28, 2019 |  Judge Eugene L. Balonon |  Sacramento County, CA

    Ford Motor Transmission Cases JCCP 4924 Dept. 10 - March 29, 2019 Motion to Compel (Ebner Discovery) The parties are ordered to appear on Ford Motor Company's Motion to Compel Further Responses to Amended Notice of Deposition and Request for Production of Documents from Deborah April Ebner, which is schedu...

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