The Honorable Stephen W. Berrier

Yuba County Superior Court, Department 4


The Hon. Stephen W. Berrier is a judge for the Yuba County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. James L. Curry (Ret.).

He is a registered Republican.

Judge Berrier received his B.S. from the University of California, Davis. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1984.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Berrier spent his entire legal career in private practice. He joined the law firm Rich, Fuidge, Morris, and Lane as an associate in 1984. At the time of his appointment to the state bench, Berrier was practicing as a partner at the firm.

While on the Superior Court, some of Judge Berrier's assignments have included Domestic Violence, Family Law, Probate and Civil Law, Small Claims, and Unlawful Detainers.

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