The Honorable Victoria E. Cameron

Riverside County Superior Court, Department deceased


The Hon. Victoria E. Cameron (deceased) was a judge for the Riverside County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010. She held her judicial position for eight years until succumbing to ovarian cancer on October 23, 2018. The Hon. Samah Shouka filled the vacancy created by her death.

Cameron was a registered Republican.

After many hardships and working multiple jobs at a time, Cameron was able to attend law school. She earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law.

Her first job after law school was in private practice, where she worked as an attorney for Criste, Pippin, and Golds in 1997.

The following year, Cameron accepted a position as senior deputy district attorney with the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office, where she would serve until 2006. She then went to work for the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, where she held the same position. She would remain in Riverside County until her appointment to the bench. During her tenure at the D.A.'s office, Cameron specialized in prosecuting major crimes which included gang-related crimes, child molestation cases, homicides, sexual assault, and death penalty cases.

As a result of her prosecutorial success in those areas, she was named Felony Prosecutor of the Year in 2007.

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