For Immediate Release
FORMER OC PRESIDING JUDGE THOMAS BORRIS ENDORSES JEFF FERGUSON FOR JUDGE 2014
The Honorable Thomas Borris, former Presiding Judge of the Orange County Court from 2010 through 2013, has endorsed Jeff Ferguson for OC Judge. Ferguson is a Senior Deputy District Attorney who has served as prosecutor for over thirty years.
“I am honored beyond measure by this endorsement,” admitted Fergsuon. “When someone welcomes you to join them, it is a tremendous expression of trust by someone who has witnessed your performance in court over the years.”
Ferguson has prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes in every courthouse in Orange County during his career. He was lead prosecutor on a series of special investigations including Operation Buyer Beware, Operation Orion, and Operation Gemini pursuing Mexican and Colombian drug cartels, prison gangs, methamphetamine manufacturers, and street gangs. Ferguson has been named Prosecutor of the Year four times, most recently in 2012.
The Hon. Thomas Borris was appointed to the bench by Governor Pete Wilson in 1993. He was appointed Superivsing Judge of the West Justice Center in 1998, then appointed Supervising Judge of the county’s Felony Criminal Operations in 2008, and then elected Presiding Judge in 2010. He previously served as Deputy District Attorney from 1980 -90 then was briefy in private practice before his appointment to judge.