The Honorable David I. Brown

Sacramento County Superior Court

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Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 53 (website)

Clerk phone: (916)-874-7858

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The Hon. David I. Brown is a judge for the Superior Court of Sacramento County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) in November 2008.

Prior to that, he was a founding partner at the Law Offices of Bailey & Brown where he worked from 1978 until his judicial appointment. In addition to his litigation practice, he has worked as an arbitrator and mediator, and also served as a judge pro tem in Sacramento, Yolo, and El Dorado county superior courts.

Brown received a bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and a J.D. from the University of California, Davis.

In November 2012, Judge Brown was honored as the Capital City Trial Lawyers Judge of the Year for 2012, and recently was named as the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2013 Judge of the Year.


  • Bachelor's Degree from San Diego State University
  • J.D. from University of California, Davis


  • Attorney at Law Offices of Bailey & Brown