Stockton, CA — The Judges of the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin are pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Dunham-Ramirez to the position of Superior Court Judge.
Ms. Dunham-Ramirez was appointed to the to the bench by Governor Gavin Newsom to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Roger Ross. Ms. Dunham-Ramirez has served as served as a Deputy County Counsel since 2000. Since 2016, Ms. Dunham-Ramirez has served as the Supervising Child Protective Services Counsel at the Office of the San Joaquin County Counsel. In addition to her duties as a Supervising Attorney, Ms. Dunham-Ramirez was also responsible for advising employees of the San Joaquin County Human Services Agency on issues involving the abuse, neglect, and abandonment
Prior to her employment at the County Counsels Office, Ms. Dunham-Ramirez served as a Deputy Public Defender at the San Joaquin County Public Defender’s Office where she was appointed by the Court to represent indigent adults and appointed to represent children who were charged with crimes.
Ms. Dunham-Ramirez was admitted to the California State Bar in 1997. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento.
Ms. Dunham-Ramirez commented on her appointment, “I am humbled and truly grateful for this incredible opportunity to serve the people of San Joaquin County as a Superior Court Judge. Thank you Governor Newsom and Secretary Cespedes for this opportunity.
In 24 years of working in this legal community, I am keenly aware of how uniquely dedicated and passionate its members are at ensuring that San Joaquin County maintains a reputation of one the state’s most exemplary legal communities. I look forward to the awesome responsibility of being a Superior Court Judge and promise I will dedicate myself to ensuring just and fair consideration of issues and cases that come before me.”
Ms. Dunham-Ramirez’s formal and public swearing in ceremony has yet to be scheduled.