The governing agency of the Library is the Board of Law Library Trustees of Orange County. The board consists of five judges of the Orange County Superior Court, one appointee of the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, and one member of the Orange County Bar appointed annually by the Board of Supervisors. The Trustees serve without compensation and meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
As of January 2017, the members of the Board of Trustees are:
- Judge Craig Griffin, President
- Judge Julian Bailey
- Judge Jacki C. Brown
- Judge William Claster
- David Hesseltine, Esq.
- Professor Linda Kawaguchi
- Judge Glenn R. Salter