The Honorable Gerardo C. Sandoval

San Francisco Superior Court

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department 21 (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-0321

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. Gerardo C. Sandoval is a judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco in California.

Attorneys in his court should file a trial brief well in advance. He enjoys a dialectic back and forth.

Judge Sandoval is a Democrat. In 2000 he was elected to the San Francisco Democratic Central Committee.

He is married and has two daughters.

Education

  • Master's degree from University of California, Berkeley (1989)
  • Bachelor's degree from University of California, Berkeley (1987)
  • J.D. from Columbia Law School

Career

  • Supervisor at San Francisco Board of Supervisors in San Francisco County, California
  • Deputy Public Defender at San Francisco Public Defender's Office in San Francisco County, California
  • Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP