The Honorable Clare M. Maier

Contra Costa County Superior Court

Court Info

Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 36 (website)

Clerk phone: 510-942-2136

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. Clare M. Maier is a judge for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California.

Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed her on a newly created seat on October 3, 2007.

She is a Democrat.

Education

  • J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Bachelor's degree from University of California, Los Angeles

Career

  • Judge pro tempore and commissioner at Superior Court in Contra Costa County, California (2001 to 2007)
  • Deputy public defender at Alternate Public Defender's Office in Contra Costa County, California (1997 to 2001)
  • Deputy public defender at Public Defender's Office in Contra Costa County, California (1993 to 1996)
  • Associate at Cooley Godward (1991 to 1992)
  • Associate at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (1990 to 1991)