The Honorable Cheryl Mills

Contra Costa County Superior Court

Court Info

Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 19 (website)

Clerk phone: 925-608-1119

Courtroom Rules


Hon. Cheryl Mills is a judge for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California.

She and her husband have a son.


  • J.D. from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law
  • M.B.A from University of Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Minnesota


  • Managing Partner at Mills & Larson, in Walnut Creek, CA (1999 to 2018)
  • Managing Partner at Pillsbury, Levinson & Mills in San Francisco, CA (1988 to 1998)
  • Associate Attorney at Archer & McComas in Walnut Creek, CA (1984 to 1988)
  • Associate Attorney at Lindsay, Hart, Neil & Weigler in Portland (1982 to 1984)
  • Judge Pro Tem at Small Claims Appeals to the Superior Court in Contra Costa County, California
  • Instructor at Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Lecturer at American Academy of Neurologists
  • Lecturer at American Psychiatric Association