The Honorable Nathan R. Scott

Orange County Superior Court

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Orange County Superior Court, Department C12 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5212

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Nathan Scott is a judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown on November 21, 2012, to succeed Michael J. Naughton.

Scott received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from Harvard Law School


  • Undergraduate from University of California, Los Angeles
  • Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School


  • Senior appellate court attorney at Califronia Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (2005 to 2012)
  • Associate at Cox, Castle, and Nicholson LLP (2003 to 2004)
  • Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP (1993 to 2003)