Judge Donald J. Proietti | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Donald J. Proietti

Merced County Superior Court, Department 10 (website)

Court Info

Merced County Superior Court, Department 10 (website)

Civil phone: (209) 725­-4111

Civil fax: (209) 725-­4110


In 2009, the Hon. Donald Proietti was appointed by former Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as a judge for the Superior Court of Merced County in California. In 2018, he was elected presiding judge.

Judge Proietti is a Democrat.

The judge originally was on track to become an NFL player, but he was injured in his senior year.

He is married with several children and grandchildren.


J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Bachelor's degree from University of Arizona, Tucson


Attorney at Allen Proietti & Fagalde (1979 to 2009)

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