The Hon. Barbara J. Mallach (Ret.) served as a judge for the Superior Court of San Mateo County in California. She retired from the bench in 2018.
Mallach earned a B.A. from Washington State University. She then completed a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.
Prior to her appointment to the bench, she served as a deputy district attorney for the Office of the District Attorney of San Mateo County as well as an assistant district attorney for the Office of the District Attorney of San Francisco County. She has also served as an assistant administrator for a private defender program and an assistant executive director for the San Mateo County Bar Association.