San Diego Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Barton Retires

San Diego Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Barton Retires

April 21, 2021

Judge Jeffrey B. Barton will officially retire from the San Diego Superior Court today. Judge Barton served 20 years on the bench and had assignments in civil, family, and criminal law.

“Serving the San Diego public as a judge has been a great privilege and honor, said Judge Barton. “The opportunity to give all members of the public a full, fair and unbiased opportunity to have their cases heard was the greatest experience of my professional life.”

Judge Styn Retirement

San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald Styn Retires

April 16, 2021

The Honorable Ronald L. Styn will conclude more than 20 years on the San Diego Superior Court bench on Friday, April 16, 2021. Judge Styn, a native San Diegan and graduate of Chula Vista High School, earned a B.A. from the University of Redlands before going on to earn his law degree from Stanford Law School.

Juvenile Justice Commission

Juvenile Justice Commission Seeks Applicants

April 14, 2021

The San Diego Superior Court is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC). The Juvenile Justice Commission is a state-mandated, court-appointed citizens’ commission. Its purpose is to inquire into the administration of juvenile court law in San Diego County, to provide leadership for citizen action and to promote an effective juvenile justice system operated in an environment of credibility, dignity, fairness and respect for the youth of San Diego County.

Website maintenance

San Diego Superior Court Announces Planned Website Closure

April 8, 2021

The San Diego Superior Court website ( will not be available due to a planned power outage starting

Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m.

The outage will affect all San Diego Superior Court webpages and court systems, including the Court Index, Register of Actions and other court applications.