The Honorable Thomas S. Garza

San Bernardino County Superior Court, Department S27


The Hon. Thomas S. Garza is a judge for the Superior Court of San Bernardino County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on October 3, 2007, filling a vacancy created by SB 56.

Garza earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He then completed a J.D. from Western State University College of Law.

He began his legal career in 1985, working as a law clerk at Garza and Garza. Then, in 1993, he joined the firm as an associate. He practiced there until his appointment to the bench.

Garza is registered as a Democrat.

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