Shelleyanne W.L. Chang

Shelleyanne W.L. Chang is judge of the Sacramento Superior Court. Since her appointment in December 2002, she has presided over criminal jury trials, civil law and motion, and felony arraignments. Previously Chang was the chief deputy legal affairs secretary for the California governor. She was one of the primary attorneys representing the state on Indian gaming issues and was one of four attorneys on the governor’s team that negotiated and drafted the Tribal-State Gaming Compacts with 61 Indian tribes in 1999. Prior to that, Chang was a deputy attorney general. Chang also is chair of the Sacramento Superior Court Technology Committee.