November 27, 2021
Directory of Judges

Effective September 10, 2021

Hon. Leland Davis, III, Presiding Judge
Department 1, Courtroom 2H
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5101
Dept1@sanmateocourt.org

Hon. Elizabeth K. Lee, Assistant Presiding Judge
Department 17, Courtroom 2K
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5117
Dept17@sanmateocourt.org

Donald J. Ayoob
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5127
Dept27@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 27
Courtroom 7B
Criminal Supervising Judge, Drug Court-Proposition 36 Judge, Multiple DUI Court Judge, Trial Judge
Hugo Borja
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5131
Dept31@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 31
Courtroom M
Court Commissioner
Gerald J. Buchwald
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5110
Dept10@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 10
Courtroom 8D
Trial Judge
Chinhayi C. Cadet
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
650-261-5105
Dept5@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 5
Courtroom 8B
Trial Judge
Danny Y. Chou
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5122
Dept22@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 22
Courtroom K
Civil Direct Calendar Judge, Appellate Judge
Sean P. Dabel
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5126
Dept26@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 26
Courtroom 6A
Family Law Judge
Leland Davis, III
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5101
Dept1@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 1
Courtroom 2H
Presiding Judge
Kevin E. Dunleavy
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5106
Dept6@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 6
Courtroom 2B
Trial Judge
Susan Irene Etezadi
Juvenile Court
222 Paul Scannell Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 261-5118
Dept18@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 18
Courtroom B
Juvenile Supervising Judge
Nancy L. Fineman
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5104
Dept4@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 4
Courtroom N
Northern Branch Supervising Judge, Civil Direct Calendar Judge
Jeffrey Finigan
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5124
Dept24@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 24
Courtroom 2F
Trial Judge, Appellate Judge
Robert D Foiles
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5121
Dept21@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 21
Courtroom 2J
Civil Direct Calendar Judge
Don R. Franchi
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5115
Dept15@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 15
Courtroom 7C
Family Law Judge
Stephanie Garratt
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5109
Dept9@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 9
Courtroom 2L
Trial Judge, Alternate Appellate Judge
John L. "Jack" Grandsaert
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5111
Dept11@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 11
Courtroom 2D
Veterans Court Judge, Military Diversion Court Judge, Probate Judge
Susan Greenberg
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5103
Dept3@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 3
Courtroom 2A
Criminal Presiding Judge
Ernst A. Halperin
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5134
Dept34@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 34
Courtroom P
Court Commissioner
Nicole S. Healy
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
650-261-5128
Dept28@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 28
Courtroom 7A
Trial Judge
Elizabeth M. Hill
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5112
Dept12@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 12
Courtroom 4C
Family Law Supervising Judge, Trial Judge, Presiding Appellate Judge
Rachel Holt
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5114
Dept14@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 14
Courtroom 7D
Family Law Judge
Susan Jakubowski
Juvenile Court
222 Paul Scannell Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 261-5107
Dept7@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 7
Courtroom A
Juvenile Court Judge
Jonathan E. Karesh
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5120
Dept20@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 20
Courtroom 8C
Trial Judge
Amarra A. Lee
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5119
Dept19@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 19
Courtroom L
Preliminary Hearing Judge, Trial Judge, Grand Jury Judge (until June 30, 2022)
Elizabeth K. Lee
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5117
Dept17@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 17
Courtroom 2K
Assistant Presiding Judge, Commissioners and Pro Tems Supervising Judge, Trial Judge
Cristina Mazzei
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5133
Dept33@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 33
Courtroom 2M
Court Commissioner
Lisa A. Novak
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5113
Dept13@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 13
Courtroom 2C
Pathways and Mental Health Diversion Court Judge, PC 1370 Court Judge Restitution Court Judge, Trial Judge
Renee C. Reyna
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5116
Dept16@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 16
Courtroom 4B
Trial Judge
Joseph C. Scott
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5125
Dept25@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 25
Courtroom 2G
Trial Judge
V. Raymond Swope
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5123
Dept23@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 23
Courtroom 8A
Civil Direct Calendar Judge
Marie S. Weiner
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5102
Dept2@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 2
Courtroom 2E
Supervising Judge of Civil, Case Management and ADR Programs, Civil Direct Calendar Judge
Michael Wendler
Northern Court
1050 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 261-5108
Dept8@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 8
Courtroom J
Preliminary Hearing Judge, Trial Judge
Lauren Zorfas
Southern Court
400 County Center
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 261-5130
Dept30@sanmateocourt.org
Dept. 30
Courtroom 4A
Court Commissioner
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