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New Superior Court Judge Michael Carrozzo Takes Oath of Office

The longtime deputy district attorney in Santa Barbara is sworn in at a countywide judges meeting in Solvang

New Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Michael Carrozzo, left, signs his oath of office during Monday’s swearing-in cermony.

New Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Michael Carrozzo, left, signs his oath of office during Monday’s swearing-in cermony.  (Gerald Motter photo)

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk News Editor | @magnoli |

Prosecutor Michael Carrozzo was sworn in as a Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge Monday and soon will be assigned to a courtroom.

Carrozzo, 48, has worked as a deputy district attorney in Santa Barbara since 2007 and previously served as a special assistant U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, as a U.S. Army captain and judge advocate at Fort Irwin, and as a private attorney.

He was appointed to the bench by Gov. Jerry Brown last Wednesday to replace retired judge George Eskin. 

Carrozzo took the oath of office at a countywide judges meeting Monday in Solvang and will start a two-week orientation, according to Superior Court executive officer Darrel Parker. 

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