The Hon. Judge Ioana Petrou currently presides over a civil trial department in the Alameda County Superior Court, having previously had criminal and family law assignments. Prior to being appointed to the bench, Judge Petrou was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Divisions of the Northern District of California, where she was the Criminal Health Care Fraud Coordinator for the Northern District and the Major Crimes supervisor. Judge Petrou was also an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Eastern District of New York and was in private practice with O’Melveny & Myers and Foley & Lardner. Petrou received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law.
- B.A. from University of California, Berkeley
- J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law