5th District Court of Appeal, Department - (website)
The Hon. Thomas DeSantos is a justice on the Fifth District of the California Courts of Appeal. He was appointed on June 27, 2018 to replace Justice Gene Gomes.
Judge DeSantos was initially appointed to the Superior Court of Kings County, California in October 2003 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Bachelor's Degree from Stanford University
J.D. from University of Southern California
Judge at Superior Court of Kings County in Kings County, California (2003 to 2018)
Sole Practitioner at Private Practice (1993 to 2003)
Partner at Farley, DeSantos et. al. (1989 to 1993)
Sole Practitioner at Private Practice (1984 to 1989)
Associate at Kahn, Soares and Conway (1981 to 1981)