The Honorable Arthur Bocanegra

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 30


The Hon. Arthur Bocanegra is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was elected to the bench on November 5, 2002.

Bocanegra earned a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Bocanegra served in the Office of the Public Defender of Santa Clara County as a deputy public defender. He worked as an attorney in the Office of the City of Attorney of San Jose.

Just prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a partner for Nakano, Sugihara & Bocanegra.

His wife has worked as a neonatal critical care nurse.

In his free time, he enjoys camping, hiking, and attending athletic events.

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