Ventura County Superior Court, Retired
Judge Frederick Bysshe joins ARC after a distinguished legal career spanning 55 years. He sat on the Ventura County Superior Court for nearly two decades, serving as unlimited and complex civil trial judge from 2001-20012, then as Chief Settlement Judge from 2013-2018 and Supervising Civil Judge from 2013-2015. He served on the Appellate Division during 2015- 2016. In his final 10 years on the bench, he chaired the Court's Governance Committee. Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge Bysshe was a trial attorney in private practice, specializing in civil litigation and medical malpractice, where he was awarded a preeminent trial attorney status. He began his career in the Riverside County District Attorney's office, serving as Trial Deputy, Chief Trial Deputy and Chief Assistant District Attorney from 1963-1970.