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The Honorable Everett Hewlett

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Biography

The Hon. Everett A. Hewlett, Jr. (Ret.) served as a commissioner for the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California. He was appointed in 1986, presiding in the juvenile court and the community justice court as well as the civil discovery department, the civil trial department, and the general civil department. He retired from the bench in 2011.

Hewlett earned a B.A. from Dickinson College in 1965. He then received a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1975.

He began his legal career in 1976, working as a staff attorney with Bayview-Hunters Point Community Defender Office. Then, in 1980, he started his own private practice, opening a private criminal defense firm. Six years later, he was selected by the Superior Court of San Francisco County to serve as commissioner, making him its first black commissioner.

Hewlett is a member of the Charles Houston Bar Association.

Before attending law school, Hewlett served in the United States Air Force. He was stationed in Marin County and worked for the press office and the Air Force newspaper.

Education

J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law (1975)

B.A. from Dickinson College (1965)

Career

Court Commissioner at Superior Court of California in San Francisco County, California (1986 to 2011)

Attorney at Private Practice in San Francisco County, California (1980 to 1986)

Staff Attorney at Bayview-Hunters Point Community Defender Office in San Francisco County, California (1976 to 1980)

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