The Honorable Charles F. Haines

San Francisco Superior Court, Department 501


The Hon. Charles F. Haines is a judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Gray Davis in 2001, filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge William Cahill.

Haines earned a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University. He then received a J.D. from Tulane University.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Haines served as a deputy district attorney with the Office of the District Attorney of San Francisco County for twenty years.

Haines was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Charles F. Haines

Recent Rulings by Hon. Charles F. Haines