Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointment of 22 Superior Court Judges, which include two in Orange County
Vibhav Mittal, 39, of Yorba Linda, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Orange County Superior Court. Mittal has served as a Deputy Chief at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California since 2019, where he has also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney since 2011. He was a Field Organizer and Campaign Fellow for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2010. Mittal served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Amul R. Thapar at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky from 2009 to 2010. Mittal was an Associate at Quinn Emanuel LLP from 2008 to 2009. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University School of Law. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ronald L. Bauer. Mittal is a Democrat.
Scott M. Van Camp, 49, of Huntington Beach, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Orange County Superior Court. Van Camp has served as a Court Commissioner at the Orange County Superior Court since 2019. He served as a Deputy District Attorney at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from 2018 to 2019 and as a Senior Deputy Public Defender at the Orange County Public Defender’s Office from 1999 to 2018. Van Camp earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John D. Conley. Van Camp is a Democrat.