The Honorable Allan D. Hymer

Alameda County Superior Court, Department 12


The Hon. Allan D. Hymer is a judge for the Alameda County Superior Court in California. He was originally appointed to the Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville Municipal Court in 1997 by former Governor Pete Wilson. He was subsequently elevated to the Superior Court a year later.

He is registered decline-to-state.

Judge Hymer received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1965.

After law school, he joined the Alameda County Superior Court, where he worked as a research assistant for three years.

Then, in 1968, Hymer would serve his first stint as an assistant public defender with the Alameda County Public Defender's Office. He remained there until 1974.

At that time, Hymer entered into private practice, where he would remain until 1977 when he rejoined the Alameda County Public Defender's Office. He would serve in that capacity until his appointment to the Municipal Court in 1997.

While on the bench, Judge Hymer served as a supervising judge at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse and the Allen E. Broussard Justice Center.

He also served as an instructor at UC Hastings College of the Law from 1983 to 1997, where he taught courses on providing instruction in trial practice law.

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