Governor Newsom appoints Bakersfield resident to Kern County Superior Court

December 30, 2021 /

Christie Canales Norris, 37, of Bakersfield, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Kern County Superior Court.

Norris has served as a Senior Attorney at the Kern County Superior Court since 2018, according to a news release.

She was a Sole Practitioner from 2013 to 2020 and served as a Deputy Public Defender at the Kern County Public Defender’s Office from 2011 to 2013.

Norris was an Associate at Malcolm Cisneros, A Law Corporation from 2010 to 2011. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.

She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Lorna H. Brumfield. Norris is a Democrat.