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The Honorable Cindy D. Davis

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-1203 (website)

Court Info

San Diego County Superior Court, Department SD-1203 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (619) 844-2123

Biography

The Hon. Cindy D. Davis is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former governor Jerry Brown on December 27, 2013, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Steven R. Denton.

Davis earned a B.A. from San Diego State University. She then received a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1993.

Davis began her legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. William B. Enright of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California in 1993. The following year, she joined Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps as a senior litigation associate.

She held that position for five years, eventually leaving the private sector to become a deputy city attorney for the Office of the City Attorney of San Diego.

Then, in 2006, she was appointed court commissioner for the Superior Court of San Diego County. She held this position until her appointment to the bench in 2013.

She is registered as a Democrat.

Education

J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law (1993)

B.A. from San Diego State University

Career

Court Commissioner at Superior Court of California in San Diego County, California (2006 to 2013)

Deputy City Attorney at Office of the City Attorney of San Diego in San Diego County, California (1999 to 2006)

Associate at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps in San Diego County, California (1994 to 1999)

Law Clerk at United States District Court for the Southern District of California (1993 to 1994)

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