The Hon. Jody M. Burgess is a judge for the Superior Court of Shasta County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in 2018, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Gregory S. Gaul.
Burgess earned a B.S. from California State University, Sacramento. He then completed a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
Prior to his appointment to the bench, Burgess was a partner at Burgess and Bogener since 2015. Before that, he was a partner at Maire and Burgess, where he first worked as an associate from 2002 to 2007.
He is registered as a Republican.