The Honorable Henry J. Walsh

Ventura County Superior Court

Court Info

Ventura County Superior Court, Department 42 (website)

Courtroom Rules


Harry J. Walsh is a judge for the Superior Court of Ventura County in California. He was appointed to the court in June 1998 by former governor Pete Wilson to succeed Frederick A. Jones. Walsh was most recently re-elected in 2012 and his current term expires in January 2019.

On February 10, 2016, the California Commission on Judicial Performance issued a public admonishment of Judge Harry Walsh for not disclosing campaign contributions from attorneys who appeared before him in court after his re-election in 2012. The commission said Walsh "received contributions of $100 or more from more than 150 attorneys."


  • Bachelor's Degree from Stanford
  • J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles


  • Judge at Superior Court of Ventura County (from 1998)
  • Attorney at Lawler, Bonham & Walsh (1985 to 1998)
  • Attorney at Lawler & Ellis (1980 to 1985)
  • Attorney at Cosmo, Walsh & Cho (1971 to 1980)