The Honorable David E. Goldstein

Contra Costa County Superior Court

Court Info

Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 6 (website)

Clerk phone: 510-942-2106

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. David Goldstein is a judge on the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California. Governor Jerry Brown appointed him on the retirement of Judge David B. Flinn on November 17, 2015.

Before joining the law, he thought of starting an academic career like his parents or becoming a journalist. His favorite subject at school was politics.

He holds pre-trial conferences and effectively uses his negotiation skills to resolve the cases which are fair to both parties.

Judge Goldstein is a big fan of baseball and enjoys fantasy baseball. He has been playing fantasy baseball for 35 years.

Education

  • J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • Bachelor's degree from University of California, Davis

Career

  • Attorney at Public Defender’s Office in Contra Costa County, California (1995 to 2015)
  • Law Clerk at Public Defender’s Office in Contra Costa County, California (1994 to 1995)