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The Honorable Robert C. Gannon

Orange County Superior Court, Department H06 (website)

Court Info

Orange County Superior Court, Department H06 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (657) 622–5406

Courtroom Rules

California Rules of Court

Biography

The Hon. Robert C. Gannon is a judge of the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on May 16, 2008, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Panela Iles.

Gannon attended the University of San Diego, where he earned a B.S. as well as a J.D.

Gannon began his legal career in 1975, working as an associate with the law offices of David J. Huarte. The following year he joined the Office of the District Attorney of Orange County as a deputy district attorney.

He left in 1979, briefly working as an attorney in his own private practice before serving as counsel for Fritz Duda Company in 1980.

Five years later he worked a short stint as counsel for Lee and Associates, eventually returning to the Office of the District Attorney of Orange County as an assistant district attorney in 1985. Then, in 2002, he moved to the Orange County Department of Child Support Services where he served as deputy department counsel for one year. He then became an assistant U.S. attorney for the United States Department of Justice, a position he held until his appointment to the bench.

He was a resident of Irvine, California at the time of his appointment to the Superior Court of Orange County.

Education

J.D. from University of San Diego

B.S. from University of San Diego

Career

Assistant U.S. Attorney at Office of the United States Attorney (2003 to 2008)

Deputy Department Counsel at Department of Child Support Services in Orange County, California (2002 to 2003)

Assistant District Attorney at Office of the District Attorney in Orange County, California (1985 to 2002)

Counsel at Lee and Associates in Orange County, California (1985 to 1985)

Counsel at Fritz Duda Company in Orange County, California (1980 to 1985)

Sole Practitioner at Private Practice in Orange County, California (1979 to 1980)

Deputy District Attorney at Office of the District Attorney in Orange County, California (1976 to 1979)

Associate at David J. Huarte in Orange County, California (1975 to 1976)

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