The Honorable James L. Waltz

Orange County Superior Court

Court Info

Orange County Superior Court, Department C54 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5254

Courtroom Rules

Biography

James L. Waltz is a judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 16, 2008 to succeed Jonathan Cannon.

Waltz received a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge and a J.D. from Whittier College School of Law.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from California State University, Northridge
  • Juris Doctor from Whittier College School of Law

Career

  • Commissioner at Superior Court of Orange County (2002 to 2008)
  • Sole Practitioner at Sole Practitioner (1988 to 2002)
  • Associate at Morris, Polich and Purdy (1984 to 1988)
  • Special Attorney at US Department of Justice (1983 to 1984)
  • Judge Advocate General Officer at US Army (1980 to 1983)