Curt Child is the Chief Operating Officer for the Judicial Council of California, effective October 1, 2012. He leads the Judicial Council's Operations & Programs Division.
Mr. Child joined the Judicial Council in 2007 to lead the Office of Governmental Affairs, which is responsible for legislative and executive advocacy on behalf of the Judicial Council.
His prior executive and legislative work experience includes directorship of the California Department of Child Support Services under Governor Gray Davis, and principal consultant for the Assembly Committee on Human Services. He also worked as a senior attorney for Legal Services of Northern California, and the National Center for Youth Law.
Mr. Child received the Judicial Council’s Judicial Administration Award in 2010. He received his juris doctorate degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, and a bachelor of science degree from Weber State University in Utah.