The Honorable William J. Monahan

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 16


The Hon. William J. Monahan is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was elected to the bench in 2006.

Monahan earned a B.A. in economics and political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then completed a J.D. from the Santa Clara University School of Law.

Prior to his election to the bench, Monahan was a partner at Burriss & Monahan.

Monahan was born in Long Beach, California.

He is registered as a Democrat.

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