The Honorable Daniel A. Ottolia

Riverside County Superior Court

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Riverside County Superior Court, Department Department 4 (website)

Clerk phone: (951) 777-3073

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Honorable Daniel A. Ottolia is a judge of the Superior Court of Riverside County in California. He was appointed to the court by Governor Schwarzenegger in May 2010. Ottolia won the primary election on June 5, 2018. Ottolia received an undergraduate degree from the University of California Irvine and a law degree from Georgetown University. Prior to joining the court, Ottolia was a sole practitioner from 1995 to 2010. He was a partner with the firm Shafer, Hiskey and Ottolia from 1985 to 1995 and was a deputy district attorney for Riverside County at the beginning of his legal career. Due to lack of opposition, this election did not appear on the ballot. Incumbent Daniel Ottolia ran unopposed in the race for Riverside County Superior Court Office 9.


  • BA from University of California Irvine
  • JD from Georgetown Law School


  • Partner at Shafer, Hiskey and Ottolia