Governor Brown Appoints Michael B. Sheltzer to Tulare County Superior Court


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael B. Sheltzer to a judgeship in the Tulare County Superior Court.

Sheltzer, 57, of Visalia, has served as the public defender at the Tulare County Public Defender’s Office since 2002, where he has held multiple positions since 1990, including assistant public defender, supervising attorney and deputy public defender and where he was a deputy public defender from 1985 to 1988. Sheltzer has been an adjunct professor at the San Joaquin College of Law since 2004. He served as deputy public defender at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office from 1988 to 1990. Sheltzer earned a Juris Doctor degree from Golden Gate University Law School and a Bachelors of Arts degree from Tulane University. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Glade F. Roper. Sheltzer is a Democrat.

The compensation for this position is $181, 292.