Judge Robert A. Glusman

Judge Robert A. GlusmanJudge Robert A. Glusman
Judge, Superior Court of Butte County

Current Term: Oct 13, 2013–Oct 12, 2014
Membership: Advisory member as president of California Judges Association 

Internal Committees: Policy Coordination and Liaison Committee
Council Liaison to: Superior Courts of Lassen, Shasta, Sierra, and Sutter Counties; AOC Judicial Council Support Services




Butte County Superior Court Judge Robert A. Glusman became the 82nd president of the California Judges Association (CJA) in June 2013. As president of the CJA, Judge Glusman has a one-year advisory seat on the council, replacing past CJA president, Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Alan Hardcastle. Judge Glusman became a member of the CJA ethics committee in 2007 and will complete his second three-year term in October 2013.

Judge Glusman was appointed to the bench by Governor Davis in 2002. Since January 2012, he has been the Supervising Judge of the Civil and Probate divisions of the court and the site judge of the Chico Branch of the court. He was in private practice for twenty-five years, receiving his Certification as a Family Law Specialist from the State Bar of California in 1994.


As part of the Judicial Council’s efforts to increase communication and transparency and promote accountability, council members serve as liaisons to the 58 trial courts and to the major service units of the Judicial Council staff. Members with updates present their reports at Judicial Council meetings, bringing fresh perspectives on the issues and challenges facing the judicial branch.

Liaison Report on San Luis Obispo, Apr  2016
Judge Buckley reports on his visit to San Luis Obispo Superior Court. San Luis Obispo is located on the coast, north of Santa Barbara and south of Monterey. It has a population of just over 275,000 and covers 3600 sq. miles. The judicial allocation is 13 judges and two commissioners. They currently have 3 judicial vacancies and they are all being covered by assigned judges, a program critical to the court. The court was second on the list for a new courthouse in the early 2000, they are now 50. Proposition 47 has had a tremendous impact on the court, and has put a strain on the court’s limited resources. Judge Buckley reports that the court is happy with their new case management system.

Judge Glusman reports on the Superior Court of Lassen County
June 27, 2014

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