Congratulations to Vibhav Mittal for His Appointment to the Orange County Superior Court
SABA-SC congratulates now-Judge Vibhav Mittal for being appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of California, County of Orange. Judge Mittal is the first judge of South Asian descent on the Orange County Superior Court bench.
Just prior to his appointment, Judge Mittal was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California, where he served as a Deputy Chief in Santa Ana. In addition to charging and trying criminal cases in federal court, Judge Mittal supervised five federal prosecutors and served as the office’s Public Corruption Coordinator and Civil Rights Co-Coordinator for Orange County.
Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Judge Mittal served as a law clerk for then-District Judge Amul Thapar and as an associate at Quinn Emanuel LLP in San Francisco. He is a graduate of NYU School of Law and UC Berkeley.
Judge Mittal has a long history of service to the South Asian legal community. He has been a SABA-SC member since 2012, served as SABA-SC’s Judicial Evaluations Co-Chair from 2014 to 2018, and served as treasurer for SABA-PIF from 2012 to 2014.