The Honorable Jennifer K. Rockwell

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 4

Biography

The Hon. Jennifer K. Rockwell is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench in 2014 by former governor Jerry Brown. She filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Troy L. Nunley (Ret.).

She is registered without party preference.

Judge Rockwell received her B.A. from the University of California, Davis. She went on to earn her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. After graduating from law school, Rockwell completed a year-long fellowship with the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State beginning in 1995.

She began her legal career at the California State Treasurer's Office in 1996, where she served as counsel. After three years there, Rockwell became a deputy attorney general for the California Department of Justice's Office of the Attorney General. During her nine-year tenure there, she served in the A.G.'s Tobacco Litigation and Government Law Sections. Then, in 2008, Rockwell joined the California Department of Finance, where she served as chief counsel. During that time, she was tasked with the responsibility of addressing budgetary issues within the government at the time of a significant recession in the state. Rockwell was also instrumental in helping to create legislation on pension, education, and prison reform. She was serving in that capacity at the time of her appointment to the Superior Court in 2014.

While on the bench, Judge Rockwell has presided over the Misdemeanor Home Court.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Jennifer K. Rockwell

  • DAVIE MARTIN VS. CHERI CAZARES

    Jul 05, 2018 |  Sacramento County

    Tentative Ruling by Judge Jennifer K. Rockwell: Motion pursuant to CCP 998 and Motion to Tax Costs

    NOTICE:

    To request oral argument on this matter, you must call the Court (Department 37) by 4:00 p.m., the court day before this hearing and notification of oral argument must be made to the o...

  • DAVIE MARTIN VS. CHERI CAZARES

    Jul 05, 2018 |  Sacramento County

    Tentative Ruling by Judge Jennifer K. Rockwell: Motion for Award of Costs NOTICE:

    To request oral argument on this matter, you must call the Court (Department 37) by 4:00 p.m., the court day before this hearing and notification of oral argument must be made to the opposing party/counsel. If no call...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Jennifer K. Rockwell

  • DAVIE MARTIN VS. CHERI CAZARES

    Jul 05, 2018 |  Sacramento County

    Tentative Ruling by Judge Jennifer K. Rockwell: Motion pursuant to CCP 998 and Motion to Tax Costs

    NOTICE:

    To request oral argument on this matter, you must call the Court (Department 37) by 4:00 p.m., the court day before this hearing and notification of oral argument must be made to the o...

  • DAVIE MARTIN VS. CHERI CAZARES

    Jul 05, 2018 |  Sacramento County

    Tentative Ruling by Judge Jennifer K. Rockwell: Motion for Award of Costs NOTICE:

    To request oral argument on this matter, you must call the Court (Department 37) by 4:00 p.m., the court day before this hearing and notification of oral argument must be made to the opposing party/counsel. If no call...

  • See More Results

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