The Honorable Paul M. Marigonda

Santa Cruz Superior Court, Department C


The Hon. Paul M. Marigonda is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Cruz County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006.

Marigonda earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982. He then received a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1986.

He began his legal career in 1986, working as an associate at New & Kay. Then, in 1989, he joined the Office of the District Attorney of Santa Cruz County, where he served as an assistant district attorney until his appointment to the bench.

Marigonda is registered as a Republican.

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