The new judicial assignments for the 2013 calender year have been announced on the court website. So far the Court has not officially announced the new Presiding or Assistant Presiding Judge. The judicial assignment roster can be accessed here .
The Riverside County Bar Association announced the new Presiding Judge and Assistant Presiding Judge in their December 2012 newsletter. Judge Sherill Ellsworth has been the Presiding Judge of the Riverside Superior Court for the last two years. Judge Mark Cope will assume the role of Presiding Judge after being the Assistant Presiding Judge for two years. Judge Harold Hopp will serve as the new Assistant Presiding Judge.