Meet Bryan Kim for Judge

Candidate for Solano County Superior Court Judge

Bryan Kim is a Judicial Officer in the Solano County Superior Court. He is a former prosecutor and a dedicated community volunteer.  He and his family are proud to call this beautiful area home, and Bryan is committed to the values and traditions that make Solano County a great place to live.

Bryan Kim graduated from UC Berkeley and attended law school at UC Davis. Bryan began his legal career in 2002 as a prosecutor in the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted a wide variety of criminal cases. Bryan was also responsible for prosecuting all of the domestic violence cases in the county.

In 2005, Bryan began his service to Solano County when he joined the District Attorney’s Office. He was in the office for 14 years and during his tenure his assignments included Gang Crimes, Major Narcotics, Major Crimes and General Felonies. Bryan kept this community safe by prosecuting homicides, major drug trafficking cases, violent assaults and gang crimes. He has tried over fifty felony jury trials, and in 2010, he won a civil gang injunction for the City of Fairfield, which stops gang members from engaging in disruptive and violent behavior.

In 2019, the judges of the Solano County Superior Court elected Bryan to serve as a Commissioner of the Superior Court. He has overseen thousands of cases, heard hundreds of trials and legal motions and conducted over 20 jury trials. He ensures everyone has a fair trial, that guilty defendants are held accountable for their crimes, and that justice is served.  It is precisely this brand of proven justice that he will continue to bring to the citizens of Solano County as your next Judge.

I am honored to be a Commissioner of the Superior Court and I’m committed to fairness and accountability in every case I handle.

-Bryan Kim

Bryan is also committed to reaching out to the community and has opened up his courtroom to act as a mock trial judge for junior high school students.  He has also mentored a Fairfield high school student interested in the law and has served as a volunteer judge for a college moot court competition.

Bryan and his wife have three children.  Their oldest deferred college for a year and served with Americorps. He is now a freshman at Bucknell University. They also have twins who are high school students. They also volunteer in the community and are soccer and cross country athletes.   Bryan and his wife are active in their church.  He has led Bible studies, has been involved in homeless ministry and has mentored high school and college students. For the past 10 years he has volunteered as a youth soccer coach.

Bryan Kim’s experience, temperament and deep commitment to this community make him uniquely qualified to be an outstanding Superior Court Judge.







University of California Berkeley — Bachelor of Arts in History, 1997

University of California, Davis — Juris Doctor, 2000

Deputy District Attorney, Inyo County District Attorney, 2002-2005

  • Upon hiring was immediately responsible for a large caseload including felony cases.
  • Lead attorney for domestic violence cases in the county. 

Deputy District Attorney, Solano County District Attorney, 2005-2019

  • Assignments included: Gangs, Major Narcotics, and General Felony Team.
  • Lead attorney for a civil court trial leading to obtaining a civil gang injunction for  the City of Fairfield.
  • Responsible for a variety of cases ranging in seriousness from commercial burglary to first degree murder.

Superior Court Commissioner, Superior Court of California, County of Solano,  2019-present

  • Responsible for overseeing a courtroom.
  • Handling and making decisions in over 300 cases a week. 
  • The cases in my courtroom include misdemeanor criminal cases, felony arraignments, small claims cases
  • Overseen over 25 jury trials.

On March 5, 2024 Vote for Bryan Kim
for Solano County Superior Court Judge