Judge Clifford V. Cretan | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Clifford V. Cretan

San Mateo County Superior Court, Department 6 (website)

Court Info

San Mateo County Superior Court, Department 6 (website)

Clerk phone: (650) 261­-5106

Biography

In 2004, the Hon. Clifford V. Cretan was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger as a judge for the Superior Court of San Mateo County in California.

Before the bench, he was a deputy district attorney, and then a criminal defense lawyer.

The judge runs 5 miles a day.

Education

J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law (1972)

B.A. from University of California, Berkeley (1969) (History)

Career

Attorney at Thirkell & Cretan (1981 to 2004)

Deputy district attorney at San Mateo County in San Mateo County, California (1974 to 1981)

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