About the Course

“Judge David L Belz is currently assigned to the Probate Department in Orange County Superior Court. In his legal career he was a trial attorney in private practice for 32 years before his appointment to the Orange County Bench in 2009. He served 5 years in family court and is currently assigned to the probate court and handles long cause probate trials. He is a faculty member for the Judicial Council of California Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER) and has taught numerous classes in family law and probate law. Judge Belz has a passion for civility and professionalism in the courts. He will provide some interesting insights into how best to deal with difficult people from an ethical, physiology of the brain and practical standpoint.”
Member Price: $50.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00
CE / MCLE Awarded:
Presented Date: June 20, 2023

The Honorable David L. Belz is a Judge for the Superior Court of Orange County in California. He was appointed in March 2009 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Shortly after his appointment Judge Belz was assigned to a Family Law courtroom. He served 5 years as a family law judge. During those 5 years he served on the Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER) where he taught the overview course for judges newly assigned to family law. He also helped produced online video webinar presentations for family law judges. In 2015, Judge Belz was assigned to a probate court. Judge Belz' current assignment is to handle long cause/complex probate trials.