The Honorable Charles Margines

Orange County Superior Court

Court Info

Orange County Superior Court, Department C01 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5201

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Charles Margines is a judge of the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed to the Orange County Municipal Court by former Governor Pete Wilson in May 1993 and, upon court unification, was elevated to the superior court in August 1998. Margines is running for re-election in the primary election on June 5, 2018.


  • Juris Doctor from University of California, Los Angeles (1974)
  • Undergraduate Degree from University of California, Los Angeles (1970)