Honorable Ernest W. Sawtelle is a judge for the Superior Court of Sacramento County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) in November 2008 to succeed John Mendez. Sawtelle received a bachelor's degree from California State University, Sacramento and a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
Current Assignment: Civil Harassment Restraining Orders Cal.-GVRO/ (Rotating Judges - Friday only)
- Bachelor's from California State University, Sacramento
- University of the Pacific, McGeo from J.D.
- Judge at Superior Court of Sacramento County (from 2008)
- Attorney at Sacramento County District Attorney's Office (1991 to 2008)