Riverside Superior Court Executive Officer Jason Galkin is settling in to his three months at the job, and claiming he loves it.
As the new CEO, Galkin is placed in charge of the administrative side of the court, handling most personnel and the court’s underfunded budget. The position comes with a lot of challenges. Riverside Superior Court needs 23 more judges to meet its current caseload.
Riverside County’s population increased 63% in the past 23 years, resulting in higher caseloads that weren’t matched by increased funding. The court has 92% of the funding that the Judicial Council says is needed to conduct its current work (and Galkin said the court really needs