The Honorable Mark Boessenecker

Napa County Superior Court, Department E


The Hon. Mark Boessenecker is a judge for the Napa County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2007. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Ronald Young (Ret.).

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Boessenecker graduated with his B.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1981. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1986.

After graduating from law school, Boessenecker joined the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office, where he worked as a deputy district attorney for seventeen years. While in San Mateo County, Boessenecker worked as a prosecutor in the D.A.'s Sexual Assault Crime Unit and the Homicide Unit, where he also served as the Unit's supervisor. Then, in 2004, Boessenecker joined the Napa County District Attorney's Office as a chief deputy district attorney, where he continued to prosecute homicide cases. He remained in Napa County until his call to the bench in 2007.

While on the Superior Court, Judge Boessenecker has served as an Assistant Presiding Judge of the Court and the Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division.

Judge Boessenecker's father, brother, and sister are all attorney's.

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