The Honorable Michael T. Smyth

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-102


The Hon. Michael T. Smyth is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was elected to the bench in 2002.

Smyth earned a B.B.A. from the University of San Diego. He then continued his studies at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he earned a J.D.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Smyth held various positions at the San Diego Police Department. He has served as Assistant to the Chief of Police as well as Legal and Policy Advisor to Police Chief David Bejarano and Legal Advisor to Police Chief Jerry Sanders. He also worked as a supervising prosecutor for the Office of the City Attorney of San Diego.

He was president of the Crime Victims Fund.

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