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.
J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law (1972)
B.A. from University of California, Berkeley (1969) (History)
Attorney at Thirkell & Cretan (1981 to 2004)
Deputy district attorney at San Mateo County in San Mateo County, California (1974 to 1981)