The Honorable Marilyn B. Miles

Humboldt County Superior Court, Department retired


The Hon. Marilyn B. Miles (Ret.) served as a judge for the Superior Court of Humboldt County in California. She was elected to the Municipal Court of Humboldt County in 1996 and elevated to the Superior Court of Humboldt County after the two courts were consolidated in 1998.

Miles earned a B.A. from San Jose State University. She then completed a master’s degree from Humboldt State University as well as a J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law.

Prior to her election to the bench, Miles was the directing attorney of the Eureka Office of California Indian Services. During her tenure there, she practiced federal Indian law, representing individuals and tribes throughout Northern California.

Miles retired from the bench on July 31, 2017. She was the first woman to serve on the Superior Court of Humboldt County.

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