The Honorable Barry Baskin

Contra Costa County Superior Court

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Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 7 (website)

Clerk phone: 925-608-1107

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Hon. Barry Baskin is a judge of the Superior Court of Contra Costa County. He was appointed in 2002 to serve the court by Governor Gray Davis.

Judge Baskin is a Democrat.

He has an extensive experience of civic and professional activities.


  • Law Degree from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1978) (Johannesburg, ZA)


  • Partner at Farrow, Bramson, Baskin & Plutzik (1989 to 2002)
  • Associate at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro in California (1987 to 1989)
  • Law Clerk at Baskin & Partners in South Africa (1973 to 1986)
  • Managing Partner at Baskin & Partners in South Africa (1973 to 1986)