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The Honorable Susanne S. Cho

Riverside County Superior Court, Department 240 (website)

Court Info

Riverside County Superior Court, Department 240 (website)

Clerk phone: (760) 393-2433


Hon. Susanne S. Cho was appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Riverside County in California in 2014.

Cho is the first female Korean American to be appointed to the Riverside County Superior Court. Cho was born in South Korea and immigrated to the U.S. when she was 8 years old.

She has a cat named Clyde and a Golden Retriever named Bonnie. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and
camping, going on road trips, cooking, and baking.

Cho is a Democrat.


J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of Law

Bachelor's degree from University of California, Los Angeles


Attorney at Law Offices of Rodney Lee Soda (2004 to 2014)

Deputy public defender at Riverside County Public Defenders in Riverside County (1994 to 2004)

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