The Honorable Michael E. Dellostritto

Kern County Superior Court, Department 8


The Hon. Michael E. Dellostritto is a judge for the Superior Court of Kern County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in May 2008, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Frank Hoover.

Dellostritto earned a B.A. from California State University, Fresno. He then completed a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.

He began his legal career as an associate at the Law Offices of Richard Long. Then, in 1980, he started his own private practice, where he handled criminal defense cases as a sole practitioner for the next twenty-eight years.

Dellostritto is registered as a Democrat.

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