The Honorable Palvir Shoker

Biography

Hon. Palvir Shoker is a commissioner for the Contra Costa County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench in November 2021.

In that position, Shoker presides over traffic, unlawful detainer, small claims, restraining orders, and misdemeanor arraignments.

Prior to her appointment, she served as a temporary judge of the Court, where she presided over similar matters since 2018.

Shoker had also maintained her own private mediation practice in Walnut Creek, the Shoker Law Group, since 2014. At the firm, she mediated cases involving personal injury, contract disputes, workplace disputes, real estate disputes, probate and will disputes, and divorce and custody disputes.

In addition, Shoker served as the court mediation director for The Congress of Neutrals (2019 to 2021), a non-profit organization that provides mediation services in the Contra Costa County Superior Court at no cost.

Before opening her mediation practice, she worked as a sole practitioner at the Law Offices of Palvir Shoker (2008 to 2014) and a partner at Ladva, Shoker & Associates (2002 to 2007).

Shoker was a prolific volunteer mediator in cases involving personal injury, neighbor disputes, civil harassment, landlord-tenant disputes, and small claims issues.

She also taught as an adjunct professor at Chabot College.

Shoker received a B.S. in accounting from California State University, Sacramento in 1998. She went on to complete a J.D. at Santa Clara University School of Law in 2001.

Her memberships have included the ADR Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association (past president).

Shoker, who identifies as Indian American, speaks fluent Punjabi, Hindi, and Urdu.

She is married and has two children.

Recent Cases by Hon. Palvir Shoker

On February 24, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Feb 24, 2022

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Mar 18, 2022

On December 29, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Dec 29, 2021

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 25, 2022

On December 29, 2021 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Dec 29, 2021

Status

DISMISS W/O PREJ. 02/24/2022

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 25, 2022

On February 5, 2019 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Feb 05, 2019

Status

AFTER HEARING 03/07/2019

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 11, 2022

On February 13, 2018 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Feb 13, 2018

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Jan 22, 2022

On May 18, 2017 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

May 18, 2017

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Dec 06, 2021

On February 8, 2011 a dissolution with minor children case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Shoker, Palvir presiding.

Filed

Feb 08, 2011

Status

Active

Type

Dissolution With Minor Children

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 19, 2022

On September 3, 2008 a dissolution with minor children case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Shoker, Palvir presiding.

Filed

Sep 03, 2008

Status

Judgment

Type

Dissolution With Minor Children

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 19, 2022

On March 26, 2007 a dissolution with minor children case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Shoker, Palvir presiding.

Filed

Mar 26, 2007

Status

Judgment

Type

Dissolution With Minor Children

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 19, 2022

On July 13, 2006 a dissolution with minor children case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Shoker, Palvir presiding.

Filed

Jul 13, 2006

Status

Judgment

Type

Dissolution With Minor Children

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 19, 2022

On February 27, 2006 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Palvir Shoker presiding.

Filed

Feb 27, 2006

Status

ACTIVE

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Dec 06, 2021

On March 24, 2005 a dissolution with minor children case was filed in the jurisdiction of Contra Costa County. Judge Shoker, Palvir presiding.

Filed

Mar 24, 2005

Status

Judgment

Type

Dissolution With Minor Children

County

Contra Costa County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 19, 2022

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