Richard L. Gilbert

Richard L. Gilbert
2630 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-442-0414
Fax: 916-442-7046

City:  Sacramento

State Bar of California Admission Date:  Dec. 13, 1972

Other Jurisdiction Admission Dates:

  • Eastern District of California, December, 1972

  • United States Supreme Court, 1976

  • University of California, Davis, Martin Luther King School of Law, J.D. degree, 1972
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. degree, 1969

Employment (Current and Past):
  • Private Dispute Resolution, service as private arbitrator, mediator, private settlement judge and Judge pro tempore in a variety of civil matters (full time since 1994); 1991– Present
  • Cameron & Associates, Sacramento, California, General Counsel and Project Manager for private investment and consulting firm; project manager for business operations in Russia; 1992 – 1995
  • HealthCare COMPARE Corp./Occupational-Urgent Care Health Systems, Inc.,  Vice-President, Legal; Vice-President Client Sales & Service; 1991 – 1992
  • Judge of the Superior Court, State of California, extensive experience as General Trial Department, Civil Law and Motion Department and Supervising Domestic Relations Judge; three terms as Presiding Judge and active in development and participation in Court's ADR program.  Special Assignments to Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District and California Supreme Court  (See, for example, reported opinions at 39 Cal.3d 422;  39 Cal.3d 454; 175 Cal.App.3d 772; 176 Cal.App.3d 38; 176 Cal.App.3d 46; 177 Cal.App.3d 537; 207 Cal.App.3d 837); 1983 –1991
  • District Attorney (Elected), County of Yolo, California; 1979 –1983
  • Blease, Vanderlaan & Rothschild, Sacramento, California, Associate attorney, general private practice with emphasis in administrative, political and labor law; 1976 – 1979
  • Deputy District Attorney, County of Yolo; 1972 – 1976

State Bar Activities:
  • Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2013 – present

Local Bar Activities:  

  • Current:  Membership only, Sacramento and Placer County Bar Associations.

Professional Memberships:  
  • California Judges Association, 1983 – present

  • Meeting the Obligation to "Consider Medicare's Interests" in Third-party Liability Cases Set-asides and Beyond (June 2009, August, 2012, see