The Honorable Earl H. Maas III

San Diego County Superior Court

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San Diego County Superior Court, Department NC-28 (website)

Courtroom Clerk: 760-201-8028

Calendar Clerk: 760-201-8704

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The Hon. Earl H. Maas III is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in April 2005 to succeed Bernard E. Revak. He filed for re-election in 2014, but due to facing no opposition, was automatically elected to a new term that expires in 2021. Maas received a bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and a J.D. from the University of San Diego. Prior to becoming a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County, Maas worked as an attorney specializing in legal malpractice defense. He was an attorney with Maas, Miyamoto and Bernstein from 2001 to January 2005. Before that, he was with the firm Chapin, Shea, McNitt and Carter.


  • Bachelor's Degree from San Diego State University
  • J.D. from University of San Diego


  • Attorney at Maaz, Miyamato and Bernstein (2001 to 2005)
  • Attorney at Chapin, Shea, McNitt and Carter