Governor Brown Appoints Ralph W. Wyatt to Kern County Superior Court


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Ralph W. Wyatt to a judgeship in the Kern County Superior Court.

Wyatt, 64, of Bakersfield, has served as a commissioner at the Kern County Superior Court since 2008. He was a partner at Ganong and Wyatt LLP from 2001 to 2008 and a sole practitioner from 2000 to 2001. Wyatt was a partner at Wyatt and Baker from 1993 to 2000, at Fallgatter Wyatt and Baker in 1993, at Fallgatter and Wyatt from 1991 to 1992 and at Mitchell and Wyatt from 1991 to 1992. Wyatt was an associate at the Law Offices of Young and Woodridge from 1989 to 1991 and a partner at Vega and Wyatt from 1989 to 1990. He was a partner at the Law Offices of Kuhs and Parker from 1984 to 1989, where he was an associate from 1981 to 1984. Wyatt served in several positions at the Kern County Public Defender’s Office from 1975 to 1981, including senior felony trial attorney and associate attorney. He was a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of San Diego Inc. in 1975. Wyatt earned a Juris Doctor degree from the California Western School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jon E. Stuebbe. Wyatt is registered without party preference.

The compensation for this position is $181, 292.