The Honorable James E. McFetridge

Sacramento County Superior Court

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Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 30 (website)

Clerk phone: 916-874-7861

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Hon. James E. McFetridge is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in Sacramento, CA.

McFetridge's legal career has been intertwined with work in the military. He served as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Navy after law school and is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the California National Guard.


  • Bachelor's degree from University of Santa Clara
  • J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law


  • Deputy Attorney General at California Attorney General’s Office in Los Angeles, CA (1996 to 2006)
  • Associate Attorney at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley in Los Angeles, CA (1986 to 1996)
  • Counsel at Judge Advocate General's Corps in U.S. Navy (1986 to 1989)