The Honorable Harry M. Dorfman

San Francisco Superior Court

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San Francisco Superior Court, Department 15 (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-0315

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Hon. Harry M. Dorfman was appointed judge on the San Francisco County Superior Court in 2013, by Governor Jerry Brown

Judge Dorfman is a Democrat.


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A. from Harvard University


  • Managing attorney at San Francisco District Attorney’s Office Homicide Unit in San Francisco, California (2010 to 2013)
  • Professor at San Francisco Law School in San Francisco, California (2001 to 2011)
  • Chief counsel at California Assembly Committee on Public Safety (1999 to 2000)