Rodney A. Cortez

Profile Assistant Presiding JudgeSuperior Court of CaliforniaCounty of San Bernardino

The Hon. Rodney A. Cortez is the Assistant Presiding Judge for the San Bernardino Superior Court. He was born in Livermore, California, and graduated from Granada High School and Brigham Young University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate degrees. He joined the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office in 1996 and later became a Superior Court Judge appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Judge Cortez oversees criminal cases at the San Bernardino Justice Center and chairs multiple committees, including Budget, Criminal, and Security.