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Bernard Schwartz

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Bernard Schwartz
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Current Court Information:
Superior Court of Riverside County, California
Title:   Judge
Position:   Office 10
Salary:  $
Appointed by:   Gov. Gray Davis
Active:   2003-2019
Preceded by:   Ronald L. Taylor
Past post:   Court commissioner, Superior Court of Riverside County
Past term:   2000-2003
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Alberta
Law School:   University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Riverside County Superior Court
State:  California

Bernard Schwartz is a judge for the Superior Court of Riverside County in California. He was appointed by former governor Gray Davis on Ocotber 8, 2003 to succeed Ronald L. Taylor. Schwartz was most recently re-elected in 2012 and his current term will expire in 2019.[1][2]


Schwartz received a bachelor's degree from the University of Alberta and a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.[3]


Prior to becoming a judge, Schwartz was a commissioner for the Riverside County Superior Court for three years. Before being appointed commissioner, Schwartz was an attorney in the firm of Johnston and Schwartz and had previously been a Riverside deputy public defender.[2]

2012 election

Schwartz ran for re-election to the superior court in 2012. As an unopposed incumbent, his name did not appear on the ballot. After the primary election, Schwartz was automatically re-elected.[4]

See also: California judicial elections, 2012

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