In 2010, the Hon. Donald J. Ayoob was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as a judge on the San Mateo County Superior Court.
J.D. from U.C. Hastings College of Law (1981)
B.A. from U.C. Berkeley (1978) (English Literature/Sociology)
Adjunct assistant professor of law at Hasting College of Law (from 1993)
Chief assistant public defender at Office of the State Public Defender (2002 to 2010)
Deputy public defender at Office of the State Public Defender (1988 to 2002)
Deputy public defender at Orange County Public Defender's Office in Orange County, California (1982 to 1987)