The Honorable James F. Rigali

Santa Barbara County Superior Court

Court Info

Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Department Santa Maria - 2 (website)

Cook Division: (805) 614-6414

Courtroom Rules


Hon. James F. Rigali was elected in 2004 judge for the Superior Court of Santa Barbara County in California.

He and his wife are raising six children.


  • Bachelor's degree from University of Notre Dame (1983)
  • J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law
  • M.B.A. from Santa Clara University


  • Attorney at Kirk & Simas (1994 to 2004)
  • Attorney at Henbury & Rigali
  • Attorney at Burke, Williams and Sorensen