The Honorable John C. Gastelum

Orange County Superior Court

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Orange County Superior Court, Department C11 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5211

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The Hon. John C. Gastelum was appointed to the Superior Court of Orange County in California by former Governor Gray Davis in November 2003. He was elected to succeed Cormac Carney. Hon. Gastelum ran for re-election in the primary election in June of 2018 and won the primary election on June 5, 2018.

Hon. Gastelum received his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.


  • J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles


  • Lead Research Attorney at Justice Richard M Aronson of Div. Three of the Fourth District Court of Appeal (until 2003)