The Honorable Shama Hakim Mesiwala

CA Bar #: 197618 (December 1998)

Appointed By: Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

Biography

Hon. Shama Hakim Mesiwala is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in December 2017.

Mesiwala earned a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego in 1995. She then completed a J.D. at the University of California, Davis School of Law in 1998.

After graduating from law school, Mesiwala began her legal career as a staff attorney in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of California. Later that year, she moved to the Central California Appellate Program, where she practiced until 2004.

Mesiwala then joined the California Third District Court of Appeal. She served as a central staff attorney (2004 to 2006) as well as a senior judicial attorney (2006 to 2017) for the Hon. Ronald B. Robie. Then, in 2017, she was named court commissioner for the Sacramento County Superior Court. She held this position until her appointment to the bench.

She has taught appellate advocacy as a lecturer at the University of California, Davis School of Law since 2013.

As an Indian Muslim American, Mesiwala holds the distinction of being the first South Asian American to be appointed to a judicial position in Sacramento County. She is also the co-founder of the South Asian Bar Association of Sacramento.

Mesiwala is a registered Democrat.

Recent Cases by Hon. Shama Hakim Mesiwala

On February 15, 2022 a petition re: arbitration award case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 15, 2022

Type

Petition re: Arbitration Award

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 10, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 10, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 9, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 09, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 8, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 08, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 8, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 08, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 7, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 07, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 4, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 04, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 4, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 04, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 3, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 03, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 3, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 03, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 3, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 03, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 2, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 02, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 2, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 02, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 1, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 01, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On February 1, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 01, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On January 31, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Jan 31, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On January 31, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Jan 31, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On January 28, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Jan 28, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On January 27, 2022 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Jan 27, 2022

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 18, 2022

On March 4, 2021 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Mar 04, 2021

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Oct 17, 2021

On February 18, 2021 a wrongful termination case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 18, 2021

Type

Wrongful Termination

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

May 19, 2022

On February 17, 2021 a wrongful termination case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 17, 2021

Type

Wrongful Termination

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 28, 2022

On February 16, 2021 a petitions - other case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 16, 2021

Type

Petitions - Other

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Apr 01, 2022

On February 4, 2021 an other employment case was filed in the jurisdiction of Sacramento County. Judge Shama Hakim Mesiwala presiding.

Filed

Feb 04, 2021

Type

Other employment

County

Sacramento County, CA

Case Last Refreshed

Feb 28, 2022

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