Governor Appoints Christopher J. Plourd to Imperial County Superior Court


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Christopher J. Plourd to a judgeship in the Imperial County Superior Court.

Plourd, 56, of San Diego, has been a sole practitioner since 1998. Previously, he was a partner at Plourd and Stiegerwalt from 1995 to 1998, and Plourd and LeVine from 1988 to 1995. Plourd was a staff attorney for Defenders, Inc. from 1986 to 1988. He served as an assistant public defender for the Imperial County Public Defender’s Office from 1983 to 1986. Plourd was an associate attorney for Plourd Blume Scoville and Strickland from 1981 to 1983. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Western State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Butler University. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Joseph W. Zimmerman. Plourd is registered decline-to-state.

The compensation for this position is $178,789.