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The Honorable Michael J. Carrozzo

Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Department Santa Barbara - 12 (website)

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Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Department Santa Barbara - 12 (website)

Anacapa Division: (805) 882-4520


Hon. Michael Carrozzo is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Barbara County in California. He was appointed to the court by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown in 2014.

He is a Republican.

Carrozzo worked closely with former Judge George Eskin, who he replaced, in the creation of a Veterans Treatment Court on the South Coast.

The judge grew up in Santa Clarita. His father, a Hollywood stuntman and actor, owned a small ranch.


J.D. from Loyola Law School

Bachelor's degree from University of California, Los Angeles


Deputy district attorney at Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office in Santa Barbara County (2007 to 2014)

Special assistant U.S. attorney at U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California (2005 to 2007)

U.S. Army captain judge advocate at Fort Irwin (2004 to 2007)

Senior attorney at Law Offices of Michael Gurfinkel (1997 to 2004)

Attorney at Law Offices of Steven Karp (1995 to 1997)

Attorney at Private practice (1992 to 1995)

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