Governor Brown Appoints John B. Scherling to San Diego County Superior Court


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of John B. Scherling to a judgeship in the San Diego County Superior Court.

Scherling, 56, of San Diego, has been a partner at Sughrue Mion, PLLC since 2008, where he was of counsel from 2005 to 2008. He was of counsel at Hahn and Adema from 2005 to 2007 and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California from 1990 to 2005. Scherling was an associate at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher from 1986 to 1990. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Vanderbilt University Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University. Scherling fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Carol Isackson. He is registered without party preference.

The compensation for this position is $189,041.