Gov. Brown Appoints New Santa Barbara County Judge
Source: Santa Barbara County Superior Court
Governor Brown has appointed Von T. Nguyen Deroian, 43, of Santa Barbara to a judgeship in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court. Nguyen Deroian has served as a commissioner with the Santa Barbara County Superior Court since 2017. Prior to that she served as a deputy district attorney at the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office from 2006 to 2017. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at the Santa Barbara College of Law since 2013. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Barbara College of Law and an Associate of Arts degree from Allan Hancock College.
Presiding Judge Patricia Kelly stated, “Judge Deroian is a welcome addition to our bench. She is eminently qualified and possesses all of the qualities that will make her an extremely successful judge. She will serve this community with great dignity.”