Paul W. Baelly
County of Ventura Superior Court Commissioner
800 S. Victoria Ave., Courtroom 27, Ventura CA 93009
Mailing: PO Box 6489, Ventura, CA 93006-6489
(805) 289-8525 (general)
Appointed: 2017 as Commissioner by the judges of the Ventura Superior Court
Fills vacancy created by Commissioner JoAnn Johnson’s appointment as judge
2006-2017: Ventura County Public Defender
2005-2006: Kern County Public Defender
Attorney at Stephen Von Till and Associates
2012: Special Recognition Award for dedicated service to the youth of Ventura County, given by the County of Ventura Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission.
B.E. Witkin Judicial College, 2019.
University of San Diego School of Law, 2002.
University of California, Berkeley 1997.
California Judges Association, member.
California Court Commissioners Association, member.
California Asian-Pacific American Judges Association, member.
Married, one son
Enjoys traveling, wine
First Korean American to serve on the Ventura County bench