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Press Release

Superior Court Judicial Appointment

The Superior Court of Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the Judicial Appointment of Erika Ziegenhorn.

Erika Ziegenhorn, of Santa Cruz County, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Santa Cruz County Superior Court. Ziegenhorn has served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office since 2012. She served as a Deputy District Attorney at the Tulare County District Attorney's Office from 2007 to 2012 and was an Attorney at the Tulare County Department of Child Support Services from 2006 to 2007. Ziegenhorn earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.

She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Paul Burdick.