The Honorable Jacquelyn H. Duffy

San Luis Obispo Superior Court, Department 1


The Hon. Jacquelyn H. Duffy is a judge for the Superior Court of San Luis Obispo County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on February 18, 2010, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Roger T. Picquet.

Duffy earned a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. She then completed a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

She began her legal career in 1995. She worked as a sole practitioner in her own private practice as well as an attorney for the Law Office of Theresa Klein, where she defended children in juvenile cases.

Two years later, she left the firm and joined the Office of the District Attorney of San Luis Obispo County as a deputy district attorney.

Duffy is married to the Hon. Michael Duffy (Ret.), a former judge of the Superior Court of San Luis Obispo County.

She is registered as a Democrat.

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