The Honorable Steven M. Katz

Kern County Superior Court, Department 13


The Hon. Steven M. Katz is a judge for the Superior Court of Kern County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Sharon Mettler.

Katz earned a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

He began his legal career in 1988. He started as a deputy district attorney in the Office of the District Attorney of Kern County. During his twenty-year tenure there, he rose through the ranks, eventually becoming a supervising deputy district attorney in 2006.

Katz is registered as a Republican.

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