In 2008, the Hon. Janet Gaard was appointed as a judge for the Superior Court of Yolo County in California.
J.D. from University of California, Davis School of Law (1983)
Bachelor's degree from California State University, Fresno
Chief assistant attorney general at California Department of Justice, Division of Public Rights (2007 to 2008)
Special assistant attorney general and director of legislative affairs at California Department of Justice (1999 to 2007)
Deputy attorney general at California Department of Justice (1984 to 1999)
Staff attorney at Third District Court of Appeal (1983 to 1984)