Governor Newsom Announces Newly Appointed Orange County Superior Court Judge

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his appointment of 11 Superior Court Judges, which include one in Orange County

Juliet O. Macaulay, 54, of Yorba Linda, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Orange County Superior Court. She has served as Chief Administrative Law Judge and Deputy Director for the State of California, Department of Social Services, State Hearings Division since 2020, where she worked as Presiding Administrative Law Judge from 2016 to 2020, as Administrative Law Judge II from 2014 to 2016, and as Administrative Law Judge I from 2012 to 2014. Macaulay held several roles at the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Board of Parole Hearings from 2004 to 2012, including as a Commissioner and as a Deputy Commissioner. She was a Sole Practitioner from 1997 to 2004 and a Law Clerk at the Law Offices of Victor O. Moses from 1996 to 1997. She worked at Tokunbo Olugbenga & Co, Legal Practitioners as an Attorney from 1992 to 1995 and at International Leasing and Investments Company as Outside Counsel from 1992 to 1994. Macaulay earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Ibadan, College of Law. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Salvador Sarmiento. Macaulay is a Democrat.