The Honorable Everett Hewlett

San Francisco Superior Court

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)


During his 17 years in the Civil Discovery Department, where he earned a reputation for fair judgments, retired Commissioner Hewlett heard a wide array of motions ranging from document-intensive cases, class actions and business litigation. He is a member of the Charles Houston Bar Association.


  • J.D. from Golden Gate University Law School, San Francisco (1975)
  • B.A. from Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA (1965)


  • Commissioner at San Francisco Superior Court in San Francisco, California (1986 to 2011)
  • Attorney at Private Practice (1980 to 1986)
  • Staff Attorney at Bayview-Hunters Point Community Defender Office (1976 to 1980)
  • Writer-Editor at University of California, Berkeley (1970 to 1975)
  • Member at U.S. Air Force, Journalism and Public Relations (1965 to 1969)