check out our

Upcoming Events

APRIL 14, 2023 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Presiding Judge Michael T. Smyth of the San Diego Superior Court on Thomas Merton, St. Thomas More, and the Court.

The Honorable Michael T. Smyth has served as a San Diego Superior Court judge since 2003. On January 1, 2022, Judge Smyth assumed the top judicial leadership position as the San Diego Superior Court’s Presiding Judge. He was elected by his fellow jurists and will serve for a two-year term. Prior to his current role, Judge Smyth served as the Assistant Presiding Judge, and the Supervising Judge for the Criminal Division. Before joining the bench, he was the legal advisor to then-San Diego Police Chief David Bejarano and a deputy city attorney for the City of San Diego. Judge Smyth earned both his undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of San Diego.