The Honorable Jamie E. Thistlethwaite

Sonoma County Superior Court, Department Courtroom 9


The Hon. Jamie E. Thistlethwaite is a judge for the Superior Court of Sonoma County in California. She was elected to the bench in 2010, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Cerena Wong.

Thistlethwaite earned a B.S. from the University of California. She then completed a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Prior to her appointment to the bench, Thistlethwaite was a criminal defense attorney in the Law Offices of Jamie E. Thistlethwaite. Before that, she served in the Office of the Public Defender of Sonoma County as a deputy public defender.

Thistlethwaite traveled to Florida and Nevada in 2004 and 2008 in order to register voters. She has also actively protested against nuclear weapons.

She is registered as a Democrat.

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