Judge Erick Lee Larsh received his B.A. in psychology from California State University, Fullerton in 1983 and his J.D. from Western State University College of Law in 1986. After passing the California bar in 1987, he worked as a deputy city attorney until he went into private practice in 1989 where he handled both civil and criminal matters. In 1997 he became a court commissioner and was then appointed to the bench in 2005 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has been the Chair of the Family Violence Coordination Committee and Chair of the Collaborative Courts Education Committee at the Center for Judicial Education and Research. He has also taught courses at California State University, Biola University, and Witkin Judicial College. He is a republican.


American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Section of the Year Award (2016)

Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section J.E.T. Rutter Award for Outstanding Judicial Contribution to Family Law (2017)

Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Judicial Officer of the Year County Chapter (2018)


Orange County Local Rules of Court

The Robing Room - Hon. Erick L. Larsh

Erick Larsh - Ballotpedia

Newport Beach Mayor Among Four Named by Governor to Superior Courts - Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Executive Officers - National Association for Presiding Judges

Judges Unanimously Elect Hon. Erick L. Larsh as Presiding and Hon. Maria D. Hernandez as Assistant Presiding Judge in Uncontested Election - Orange County Bar Association