The Honorable Bruce E. Chan

San Francisco Superior Court

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department 24 (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-0324

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. Bruce E. Chan is a judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2009.

He is the judge for San Francisco's Young Adult Court (YAC).

Judge Chan is a Democrat.

Education

  • J.D. from University of California, Davis (1981)
  • Bachelor's degree from Stanford University (1978)

Career

  • Commissioner at Superior Court of San Francisco (2004 to 2009)
  • Chief counsel at California State Assembly’s Committee on Public Safety (2000 to 2004)
  • Counsel at California State Assembly’s Committee on Public Safety (1999 to 2000)
  • Senior trial attorney at San Francisco Public Defender's Office (1989 to 1999)
  • Trial attorney at San Francisco Public Defender's Office (1981 to 1986)