In 2016 Michele Castillo was appointed judge on the Superior Court of Ventura County in California.
Castillo is a Democrat.
- J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law
- B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles
- Commissioner at Superior Court of Ventura County in Ventura County (2014 to 2016)
- Public defender at Ventura County Public Defenders in Ventura County (2005 to 2014)
- Public defender at Fresno County Public Defenders in Fresno County (2003 to 2005)
- Attorney at John A Barker, Alternate Defense Office in ` (2002 to 2005)