The Hon. Jayne C. Lee is a judge for the San Joaquin County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2019. At the time, she filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Stephen Scott (Ret.).
She is a registered Democrat.
Judge Lee received her B.A. from Yale University in 1986. She went on to earn a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1991 and a J.S.M. from Stanford Law School in 1993.
After graduating from law school, Lee began her legal career as a lecturer (1991 to 1993) and legal consultant (1993 to 1995) at Stanford Law School.
In 1995, she joined the law firm of Lieff, Cabraser, and Heimann, where she practiced as an associate for one year. She worked as a deputy city attorney with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office from 1996 to 2002 and a contract attorney from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, Lee joined the Alameda County Superior Court as a legal research attorney. She would hold that position until becoming a judge pro tem and supervising probate attorney with the San Joaquin County Superior Court in 2015. Three years later, Lee was selected to serve as a court commissioner of the Superior Court in San Joaquin County. She would remain in that capacity until her appointment to the bench.
Lee taught as an adjunct professor at the Golden Gate University School of law from 2004 to 2005 and also taught at Stanford Law School.
While on the Superior Court, Judge Lee has presided in the Traffic and Small Claims Divisions.
Her committee memberships have included the Center for Judicial Education and Research Mental Health Education Committee, the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estate Section of the State Bar of California, and the Probate and Mental Health Advisory Committee of the Judicial Council.
May 21, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
Right to Attach Order Hearing set for 5/28/20 at 9:00 AM in Dept 10C
Parties to Appear. This Court will allow argument about the following issues:
1) The extent to which the Court must interpret the language of the contract and amendment to determine the “probable validity” of the Plaintiff...
May 12, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
Motion for Summary Judgment and Trial
Plaintiff’s counsel informed this Court on 5/8/20 that the matter had been settled. The Motion for Summary Judgment set for 5/15/20 at 9:00 AM in Dept. 10C is dropped. The jury trial set for 7/20/20 in Dept. 10C is vacated. A CMC re: settlement on August 11, ...
May 08, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
The Motion for Approval of Class Settlement and Further Case Management Conference set for 5/19/20 at 9:00 AM in Dept 10C are continued to 8/11/20 at 9:00 in Dept 10C at the request of the parties. No appearance is necessary on 5/19/20....
May 07, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
Field v. Silva CV-16-6132 Motions 5/12/20
Three Motions have been set for this Trial Court’s 5/12/20 calendar. Plaintiff Diane Field’s Motion for Stay under CCP section 404.5 was filed on 2/28/20, set for hearing on 3/27/20, and continued to 5/12/20 because of the COVID 19 crisis. Plaintiff’s Motio...
May 06, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
The Right to Attach Order is continued to 5/28/20 at 9:00 AM in Dept 10C at the request of the parties.
Parties to Appear remotely on the date and time.
To conduct a remote appearance, follow the instructions below. There is a dedicated conference bridge lines for Dept 10C. Call into dedicated ...
May 04, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
Motion for (1) An Order Awarding Costs Including Reasonable Attorney Fees; and 2) Entry of Judgment
Parties to appear at the law and motion hearing in Dept. 10C at 9:00 AM.
To conduct a remote appearance, follow the instructions below. There is a dedicated conference bridge lines for Dept...
May 01, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
The Motion to Set Aside Default and Judgment is granted under CCP 473(b).
Directions for Contesting or Arguing the Tentative Ruling:
Tentative rulings for Law and Motion will be posted electronically by 1:30 p.m. the day before the hearing. Any party wishing to contest or argue the tentativ...
May 01, 2020 |  San Joaquin County
Tosta v. Williams CV-18-10431 Demurrer and Motion for Terminating Sanctions 5/5/20
Demurrer Tentative Ruling: The demurrer defendant Carol Souza to the Fifth Cause of Action (Fraudulent Conveyance) is overruled on both grounds.
Defendant Carol Souza has demurred to the Fifth Cause of Action ...
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