The Honorable Jennifer V. Dollard

Sonoma County Superior Court, Department Courtroom 18

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The Hon. Jennifer V. Dollard is a judge for the Superior Court of Sonoma County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in 2017, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Gary A. Medvigy.

Dollard earned a B.A. in dramatic art from the University of California, Davis in 1989. She then completed a J.D. from Southwestern University Law School in 1994.

She began her legal career as an assistant staff judge advocate in the United States Air Force in 1994. Four years later, she concluded her service and joined the Office of the District Attorney of Shasta County as a deputy district attorney. Her time there would be brief, as she quickly accepted a position as the first legal research attorney with the Superior Court of Shasta County in 1999.

Then, in 2007, Dollard was selected to serve as a court commissioner for the Superior Court of Shasta County. She held that position for the next seven years, eventually transferring to the Superior Court of Sonoma County in 2014. She held that position until her appointment to the bench in 2017.

Dollard was born in Redding, California. She graduated from Enterprise High School in 1985.

She is registered without party preference.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Jennifer V. Dollard

Recent Rulings by Hon. Jennifer V. Dollard

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