Hon. Christopher R. Bowen is a judge for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California. Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed him in 2010.
He is a Democrat.
Judge Bowen was always a part of the East Bay community. He is a fluent French speaker and did his double-majors degree in Anthropology and French.
Judge Bowen has volunteered at a homeless shelter in San José.
- J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law
- Bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University (Anthropology and French)
- Public defender at Public Defender's Office in Contra Costa County, California (1994 to 2010)