Jeffrey King, Associate Justice

Jeffrey King, Associate JusticeName: Jeffrey King

Position: Justice - Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division Two

Born 1950
California resident since 1950
Married 34 years: Pamela Preston King, employed as a lawyer
Three children

Educational Background

  • University of Redlands, 1968-1972, B.A.
  • McGeorge School of Law, 1972-1976, J.D.

Professional Background and Activities

  • From 1976 to 1995, practiced civil litigation, including the representation of governmental entities
  • Nominated for and accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates in 1994
  • Speaker on Continuing Education of the Bar programs
  • While practicing law, member of the California State Bar, Federal District Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal
  • Member of the John Lewis King Scholarship Committee, which provides scholarships to law students

Judicial Experience

  • Appointed by the Governor to the California Superior Court in 1995
  • Served as a member of the Administrative Committee of the San Bernardino County Coordinated Courts for two years, as well as the Superior Court Appellate Division
  • While on the superior court, handled long cause and fast track civil litigation. Also handled criminal and probate calendars, as well as family law matters
  • Appointed by the Governor as an Associate Justice with the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two in 2003

Community Activities

  • Served on the Rancho Cucamonga Planning Commission from 1981-1984. Planning Commission Chairman from 1982-1984
  • Served on Rancho Cucamonga City Council from 1984 through 1988
  • Mayor of Rancho Cucamonga in 1986
  • Volunteer in community youth activities