February 25, 2020
Directory of Judges

Effective January 1, 2020

Hon. Jonathan E. Karesh, Presiding Judge
Department 20, Courtroom 8C
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5120

Hon. Leland Davis, III, Assistant Presiding Judge
Department 1, Courtroom 2H
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5101

Donald J. Ayoob
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5127
Dept. 27
Courtroom 7B
Criminal Supervising Judge, Bridges Program Admitting and Review Judge, Drug Court-Proposition 36 Judge, Multiple DUI Court Judge, Trial Judge
Hugo Borja
Northern Court 1050 Mission Road South San Francisco
(650) 261-5131
Dept. 31
Courtroom M
Criminal, Traffic, DVPA/TRO Court Commissioner
Gerald J. Buchwald
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5110
Dept. 10
Courtroom 8D
Trial Judge
Danny Y. Chou
Northern Court 1050 Mission Road South San Francisco
(650) 261-5122
Dept. 22
Courtroom K
Preliminary Hearing Judge, Trial Judge, Alternate Appellate Judge, Grand Jury Judge
Clifford V. Cretan
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5106
Dept. 6
Courtroom 2K
Trial Judge
Sean P. Dabel
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5126
Dept. 26
Courtroom 6A
Family Law Judge
Leland Davis, III
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5101
Dept. 1
Courtroom 2H
Assistant Presiding Judge, Commissioners and Pro Tems Supervising Judge, Trial Judge
Richard H. Du Bois
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5116
Dept. 16
Courtroom 7A
Trial Judge
Susan Irene Etezadi
Juvenile Court 222 Paul Scannell Dr. San Mateo
(650) 261-5118
Dept. 18
Courtroom B
Juvenile Supervising Judge
Nancy L. Fineman
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5104
Dept. 4
Courtroom 8B
Preliminary Hearing Judge, Law and Motion Judge
Jeffrey Finigan
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5124
Dept. 24
Courtroom 2B
Trial Judge, Appellate Judge
Robert D Foiles
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5121
Dept. 21
Courtroom 2J
Trial Judge
Don R. Franchi
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5115
Dept. 15
Courtroom 7C
Family Law Judge
Stephanie Garratt
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5109
Dept. 9
Courtroom 2L
Trial Judge, Presiding Appellate Judge
John "Jack" L. Grandsaert
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5111
Dept. 11
Courtroom 2D
Veterans Court Judge, Military Diversion Court Judge, Settlement Judge / Case Management Judge
Susan Greenberg
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5103
Dept. 3
Courtroom 2A
Criminal Presiding Judge
Ernst A. Halperin
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5134
Dept. 34Criminal, Small Claims, Family Support DVPA/TRO Court Commissioner
Elizabeth M. Hill
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5112
Dept. 12
Courtroom 4C
Family Law Supervising Judge, Family Law and Domestic Violence Judge, Trial Judge, Appellate Judge
Rachel Holt
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5132
Dept. 32
Courtroom 7D
Family Law Commissioner
Susan Jakubowski
Juvenile Court 222 Paul Scannell Dr. San Mateo
(650) 261-5107
Dept. 7
Courtroom A
Juvenile Court Judge
Jonathan E. Karesh
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5120
Dept. 20
Courtroom 8C
Presiding Judge
Amarra A. Lee
Northern Court 1050 Mission Road South San Francisco
Dept. 19
Courtroom L
Preliminary Hearing Judge, Trial Judge
Elizabeth K. Lee
Northern Court 1050 Mission Road South San Francisco
(650) 261-5117
Dept. 17
Courtroom J
Supervising Judge of Northern, Preliminary Hearing Judge, Trial Judge
Cristina Mazzei
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5133
Dept. 33
Courtroom 2M
Criminal, Small Claims, Family Support DVPA/TRO Court Commissioner
George A. Miram
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5128
Dept. 28
Courtroom 2F
Probate Judge, Lanterman - Petris - Short Act Proceedings, Writs Receivers and Preliminary Injunctions
Lisa A. Novak
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5113
Dept. 13
Courtroom 2C
Pathways and Mental Health Diversion Court Judge, PC 1370 Court Judge, Trial Judge
Renee C. Reyna
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
Dept. 29
Courtroom 4B
Criminal, Small Claims, Family Support DVPA/TRO Court Commissioner
Joseph C. Scott
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5125
Dept. 25
Courtroom 2G
Trial Judge
V. Raymond Swope
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5123
Dept. 23
Courtroom 8A
Trial Judge
Marie S. Weiner
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5102
Dept. 2
Courtroom 2E
Supervising Judge of Civil, Case Management and ADR Programs, Complex Civil Litigation Judge
Lauren Zorfas
Southern Court 400 County Center Redwood City
(650) 261-5130
Dept. 30
Courtroom 4A
Criminal, Small Claims, Family Support DVPA/TRO Court Commissioner
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