Judge Kimberly A. Gaab | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Kimberly A. Gaab

Fresno County Superior Court, Department 503 (website)

Court Info

Fresno County Superior Court, Department 503 (website)

Clerk phone: 559-457-6320

Biography

The Hon. Kimberly A. Gaab is a judge for the Superior Court of Fresno County, California. In July 2008 she was appointed to the bench by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in order to fill a newly created seat. She won re-election in 2010 after running unopposed.

Judge Gaab earned her B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. She later earned her J.D. from the University of California Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.

She began her legal career in 1993 as an associate attorney at Jory, Peterson & Sagaser. She then joined Sagaser, Franson, Jamison & Jones in 1994. In 1999 she became the lead attorney for the State of California Court of Appeal in Fresno County, California. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she was Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice.

She was the assistant presiding judge until her elevation to presiding judge in 2016. Since 2012 she has also served as a member of the court’s executive committee.

Education

J.D. from University of California Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law

M.B.A. from University of California, Berkeley

B.A. from University of California, Berkeley

Career

Assistant U.S. Attorney at U.S. Department of Justice in Fresno County, California (2004 to 2008)

Lead Attorney at State of California Court of Appeal, Fresno in Fresno County, California (1999 to 2004)

Associate at Sagaser, Franson, Jamison & Jones in Fresno County, California (1994 to 1999)

Associate at Jory, Peterson & Sagaser in Fresno County, California (1993 to 1994)

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