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The Honorable Paul C. Lo

Merced County Superior Court, Department 2 (website)

Court Info

Merced County Superior Court, Department 2 (website)

Criminal phone: (209) 725-­4113

Criminal fax: (209) 725-­4114

Family Law: (209) 725-­4117


In 2013, the Hon. Paul C. Lo was appointed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown as a judge for the Merced County Superior Court in California.

Judge Lo was the first Hmong-American to be appointed a judge in the United States. He spent part of his childhood in a refugee camp in Thailand. He grew up with 9 siblings.

The judge and his wife have five children.

He is a Democrat.


J.D. from University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law (1994)

Bachelor's degree from University of California at Davis


Attorney at Private practice in Merced County, California (2003 to 2013)

Managing partner at Allen, Polgar, Proietti and Fagalde LLP (1994 to 2003)

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