The Honorable Tamara L. Mosbarger

Butte County Superior Court

Court Info

Butte County Superior Court, Department 1 (website)

Civil Division: (530) 532‑7009

Family Law: (530) 532‑7008

Juvenile Dependency: (530) 532‑7010

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Hon. Tamara L. Mosbarger is a judge of the Superior Court of Butte County in California, appointed in May 2007, by the former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Judge Mosbarger was one of the 4 local attorneys who competed for the open court seat.

The judge once recited a poem in the honor of Judge James Reilley.

She has two children, one son, and a daughter.


  • Bachelor's degree from University of Colorado, Boulder
  • J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Master's degree from University of Chicago


  • Associate at Olimpia, Whelan and Lively in California (1986 to 1987)
  • Associate at Lakin Spears in California (1987 to 1989)
  • Assistant district attorney at District Attorney's Office in Santa Cruz County (1989 to 1990)
  • Supervising deputy district attorney at District Attorney's Office in Butte County (1990 to 2007)