Kern County Superior Court – Press Release

Superior Court of California, County of Kern

October 5, 2017
TERRY McNALLY, PIO 661-868-4934

The Honorable Charles R. Brehmer, Presiding Judge, announced the unanimous selection of Judge Judith K. Dulcich as the next Assistant Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Kern. Judge Dulcich will assume her new duties on January 1, 2018 and succeeds Judge John S. Somers, current Assistant Presiding Judge, who has completed a four year leadership term as Assistant Presiding and Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.

“Judge Dulcich is a proven leader at our Court” said Presiding Judge Brehmer. “She has a unique combination of experience in both our Regional and Metro Court locations that will help her as she takes on the leadership responsibilities for our court in the future.” Judge Brehmer also thanked Judge Somers for his leadership of the Court and steady hand over the past four years.
Judge Dulcich was appointed to the Superior Court in 2007. Her assignments at the Court include Family Law, Criminal Misdemeanor and Felony and Supervising Judge of the North Kern branch of the Superior Court. Prior to her appointment, Judge Dulcich served with the Office of the Kern County District Attorney from 1990 to October 2007. In addition to being a Supervising Deputy District Attorney, Judge Dulcich had experience litigating murder, sex assault, child molestation and other significant felony and misdemeanor cases as a District Attorney.

Judge Dulcich is a graduate from the University of San Diego Law School, May 1990, and obtained her Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University in May 1987.
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