The Honorable David M. Chapman

Riverside County Superior Court

Court Info

Riverside County Superior Court, Department Department PS2 (website)

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Honorable David M. Chapman is a judge for the Superior Court of Riverside County in California. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown on December 27, 2012. He filed for re-election in 2014, but due to facing no opposition, was automatically elected to a new term that expires in 2021. Chapman earned his B.S. from Arizona State University and a J.D. from the University of San Fernando Valley College of Law.

Career:
2012-2021: Judge, Superior Court of Riverside County, California
1983-2012: Lawyer, Law Office of Thomas T. Anderson
1980-1983: Lawyer, Riverside County District Attorney's Office
1978-1980: Lawyer, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
1977-1978: Lawyer, Ritter and Ritter Inc

Education

  • BS from Arizona State University
  • JD from University of San Fernando Valley College of Law

Career

  • Attorney at Riverside County District Attorney's Office in Riverside (1980 to 1983)
  • Attorney at Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in Los Angeles (1978 to 1980)