The Honorable Kent M. Kellegrew

Ventura County Superior Court

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Ventura County Superior Court, Department 21 (website)

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The Hon. Kent M. Kellegrew is a judge for the Superior Court of Ventura County in California. He was appointed by former governor Gray Davis in October 1999. He was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in January of 2021. Kellegrew received a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge and a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.

Prior to becoming a judge for the Superior Court of Ventura County, Kellegrew worked as a Superior Court commissioner for two years. Before he was commissioner, Kellegrew spent twelve years as a business litigator working with the firm of Nordman, Cormany, Hair and Compton. In the mid-1980s, Kellegrew worked as prosecutor for the Ventura County District Attorney's Office. Prior to that, he was a research attorney for the 2nd District Court of Appeals.


  • Bachelor's Degree from California State University
  • J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law


  • Commissioner at Superior Court Commissioner
  • Business Litigator Working at Nordman, Cormany, Hair and Compton
  • Prosecutor at Ventura County District Attorney's Office
  • Research attorney at 2nd District Court of Appeals