Honorable David Abbott – who presides over the Veteran Treatment Court in Sacramento, CA. His resume reads like the who’s who in the legal profession. • The Hon. David W. Abbott is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2001 by former Governor Gray Davis. • earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1973. • Prior to attending college at UC Berkeley, Abbott enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1968. During his four years of active duty, he served as a second lieutenant assigned to the 1st Marine Division.