The Hon. Daniel A. Flores is a judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California. He was elected on November 4, 2014.
Flores earned a B.S. in criminal justice from California State University, Sacramento. He then received a J.D. in 2001 from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he concentrated in intellectual property law.
As a law student, Flores externed with La Raza Centro Legal in San Francisco. Then, after graduating from law school, he worked as a civil litigation attorney at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley. He handled civil cases ranging from automobile collisions, real property disputes, construct defect cases, wrongful death cases, fire damage claims, wrongful eviction matters, and other intentional torts. He left the firm in 2005 and started his own private practice.
Flores temporarily closed his private practice in 2007 in order to volunteer full-time with the Office of the Public Defender of San Francisco County.
Flores was born in San Francisco and raised in the Excelsior District. His parents were immigrants from El Salvador. Flores joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve after graduating from high school.
He has been a member of the San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association. He has also been a member of Amigos De El Salvador as well as Help McLaren Park.