Court Info

Alameda County Superior Court, Department 6 (website)

Clerk phone: 510-891-6047

Courtroom Rules

Biography

The Hon. C. Don Clay is a judge of the Superior Court of Alameda County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Gray Davis in October 2003 to succeed Richard Iglehart. Clay won the primary election on June 5, 2018. Clay received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to becoming a judge for the Superior Court of Alameda County, Clay worked as the first assistant United States attorney for the United States Attorney's Office from 2002-2003. From 1981 to 2002, Clay practiced criminal and civil law in various firms and as a sole practitioner. Due to lack of opposition, this election did not appear on the ballot. Incumbent C. Don Clay ran unopposed in the race for the Office 6 seat on the Alameda County Superior Court.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Berkeley
  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Career

  • First Assistant US Attorney at United States Attorney's Office (2002 to 2003)
  • Attorney at Private Practice (1981 to 2002)