The Honorable Andrew Y.S. Cheng

San Francisco Superior Court

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San Francisco Superior Court, Department 606 (website)

Clerk phone: (415) 551-3830

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The Hon. Andrew Y.S. Cheng is a judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco in California. He was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on September 1, 2009, to succeed John Dearman.

Cheng ran for re-election to the superior court in 2012. As an unopposed incumbent, his name did not appear on the ballot. After the primary election, Cheng was automatically re-elected.


  • J.D. from Yale University
  • Bachelor's from Columbia University


  • Judge at Superior Court of San Francisco (from 2009)
  • Assistant U.S. attorney at United States Attorney's Office - Northern District of California (2003 to 2009)
  • Deputy city attorney at City and County of San Francisco (1997 to 2003)