In 2009 Stephen J. Gallon was appointed to a judgeship in the Riverside County Superior Court.
He is an expert in prosecuting gangs and the cross-examination of mental health experts. As a prosecutor, he lectured to other prosecutors on gang prosecution, cross-examination, capital litigation and mental retardation defenses in death penalty cases.
- J.D. from Glendale University College of Law
- Bachelor's degree from California State Polytechnic University
- Supervising and senior deputy district attorney at Riverside County District Attorney's Office in Riverside County (2003 to 2009)
- Deputy district attorney at Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in Los Angeles (1998 to 2003)