General Information

2018 Judicial Assignments

Effective January 1, 2018

Lydia M. Villarreal, Presiding Judge

SALINAS COURTHOUSE

DEPARTMENT 1A
3rd Floor

Hon. Lydia M. Villarreal

Presiding Judge
Complex Civil
Judicial Administration
Jury Orientation

DEPARTMENT 1
3rd Floor

Hon. Timothy P. Roberts

Supervising Judge, Criminal Felony Division
Felony Arraignments
Prison Cases
Parole Petitions & Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS)
SVP and MDO; Criminal Writ Department

DEPARTMENT 2
3rd Floor

Hon. Andrew G. Liu

Felony Trial Department (AAA-COR)
Appellate Division

DEPARTMENT 3
3rd Floor

Hon. Pamela L. Butler

Felony Trial Department (COS-HAR)
Appellate Division, Presiding

DEPARTMENT 4
2nd Floor

Hon. Carrie M. Panetta

Felony Trial Department (HAS-MEN)
Appellate Division

DEPARTMENT 5
2nd Floor

Hon. Julie R. Culver

Assistant Presiding Judge
Felony Trial Department (MEO-ROM)

DEPARTMENT 6
2nd Floor

Hon. Mark E. Hood

Felony Trial Department (RON-ZZZ)

DEPARTMENT 7
1st Floor

Hon. Rafael Vazquez

Misdemeanor Trial Department (AAA-GIL)

DEPARTMENT 8
1st Floor

Hon. Thomas W. Wills

Supervising Judge, Criminal Misdemeanor Division
Misdemeanor Trial Department (GLA-PAT)

DEPARTMENT 9
1st Floor

Hon. Efren N. Iglesia

Misdemeanor Trial Department (PAU-ZZZ)

DEPARTMENT 10
B Level

Hon. Heidi K. Whilden

Supervising Judge, Juvenile Division
Juvenile Dependency Department
Juvenile Truancy Department
Civil Mental Health (LPS); W&I 5150 Gun

DEPARTMENT 11
B Level

Hon. Elisabeth K. Mineta

Misdemeanor Arraignment Department

DEPARTMENT A
118 W. Gabilan Salinas

Hon. Robert A. Burlison

Combined Drug Court
DUI Treatment Court
Veteran's Treatment Court
Military Diversion Calendar
Criminal Mental Health (CNC)
Appellate Division

DEPARTMENT 12
1422 Natividad Road
Salinas

Hon. Stephanie E. Hulsey

Juvenile Delinquency Department
Grand Jury Legal Advisor

MONTEREY COURTHOUSE

DEPARTMENT 13
3rd Floor

Hon. Vanessa W. Vallarta

Probate Department
Civil Trial Department/Limited Civil
Civil Harassment Restraining Orders

DEPARTMENT 14
2nd Floor

Hon. Marla O. Anderson

Direct Calendar Civil Trial Department
(Even Docket)
Ex Parte Calendar

DEPARTMENT 15
2nd Floor

Hon. Susan J. Matcham

Supervising Judge, Civil/Family/Probate Division
Direct Calendar Civil Trial Department (Odd Docket)
Ex Parte Calendar

DEPARTMENT 16
1st Floor

Hon. Larry E. Hayes

Family Law Department (Odd Docket)

DEPARTMENT 16A
1st Floor

Comm. Katherine E. Stoner

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Family Law

DEPARTMENT 17
1st Floor

Hon. Sam Lavorato, Jr.

Family Law Department (Even Docket)

MARINA COURTHOUSE

DEPARTMENT 20

Comm. Christopher R. Martin

Traffic Court
Small Claims

DEPARTMENT 21

Comm. Diana C. Baker

Child Support Department