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The Honorable John C. Gastelum

Orange County Superior Court, Department C11 (website)

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Orange County Superior Court, Department C11 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5211


The Hon. John C. Gastelum is a judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed by former governor Gray Davis in November 2003, filling a vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Cormac Carney.

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

Before his appointment to the Superior Court of Orange County, Gastelum worked as Lead Research Attorney for Justice Richard M. Aronson of Division Three of the Fourth District Court of Appeal.


J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles (1983)


Lead Research Attorney at The Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District in Orange County, California (until 2003)

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