Judge Vernon P. Perez
Judge Vernon P. Perez was appointed to the Superior Court of Guam in 2008. Judge Perez began his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Family Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Guam. In 2002, he became a Deputy Judge Advocate General with the Guam National Guard. Judge Perez also previously served in the public sector as: Executive Director of the Guam Civil Service Commission, Legislative Assistant to Senator Felix P. Camacho; Press Secretary to Congressman Ben Blaz in the U.S. House of Representatives; and Math and English teacher at F.B. Leon Guerrero Middle School.
Judge Perez currently presides over General Jurisdiction and Adult Drug Court I, Adult Drug Court II, and Traditional Drug Court cases. He co-chairs the Judiciary’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan Focus Area on Employee Excellence and Satisfaction, the Juvenile Justice Reform Focus Area on Court Language, and the subcommit-tee on E-Filing Rules. He is also the President of the Guam Law Library Board of Trustees.
Judge Perez obtained a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego in 1987 and a J.D. from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law in 1997.