San Diego Superior Court

San Diego Superior Court Offers Incentives to Recruit & Retain Court Reporters

February 23, 2023

With state funding available through SB 170/SB 154, the San Diego Superior Court announced today new incentives to recruit and retain official court reporters.

Students competing at the SD County HS Mock Trial

17th Annual San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition Brings 700+ Students to Court

February 21, 2023

The 17th Annual San Diego County High School Mock Trial Competition fielded a record number of competitors with local high school students arguing a realistic criminal trial scenario.

Judge Peter L. Gallagher

San Diego Superior Court Judge Peter L. Gallagher Retires

February 2, 2023

The Honorable Peter L. Gallagher recently completed his last day on the San Diego Superior Court bench, ending a more than 20-year career as a judge, most of which was spent presiding over criminal trials. He was first elected to the position in 2002 and was sworn into office in January 2003.

Court closure

San Diego Superior Court Closed February 13 & 20, 2023

February 2, 2023

The San Diego Superior Court will be closed on Monday, February 13 and Monday, February 20, 2023, in observance of the statewide holidays commemorating Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day.

The public is urged to visit the Court’s website at to handle traffic tickets or obtain court information.