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)