Judge Ernest W. Sawtelle | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Ernest W. Sawtelle

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 34 (website)

Court Info

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 34 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (916) 874-5751

Biography

The Hon. Ernest W. Sawtelle is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2008 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He filled the vacancy created by the resignation of the Hon. John Mendez.

He is a registered Republican.

Judge Sawtelle received his bachelor's degree from California State University, Sacramento in 1988. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Sawtelle served a clerkship for the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office before being hired on full-time as a deputy district attorney in 1991. He would hold that position until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2008.

Education

Bachelor's degree from California State University, Sacramento (1988)

J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Career

Deputy District Attorney at Sacramento County District Attorney's Office in Sacramento County, California (1991 to 2008)

Clerk at Sacramento County District Attorney's Office in Sacramento County, California (until 1991)

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