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.