The Honorable Wendy Getty

Solano County Superior Court, Department 8


The Hon. Wendy Getty is a judge for the Solano County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006. She filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Luis Villarreal (Ret.).

She is a registered Democrat.

Judge Getty received her B.A. from the University of California, Davis in 1989. She went on to earn her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1992.

After law school, Getty worked as an associate at the Sacramento law firm of Kronick, Moskowitz, Tiedemann, and Girard beginning in 1992. During her five-year tenure there, she practiced in the firm's educational department where she represented various school districts.

Then, in 1997, Getty left the private sector to accept a position with the Solano County Counsel's Office. During her time there, she was appointed to the position of assistant county counsel in 2001 and handled cases involving a wide range of government departments which included the County Administrator's Office. Getty would hold that position until her appointment to the Superior Court in 2006.

While on the bench, Judge Getty has presided over the Civil Division at the Old Solano Courthouse.

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