The Honorable Jason Anthony Clay

Alameda County Superior Court

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Alameda County Superior Court, Department 510 (website)

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The Hon. Jason Clay has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. Clay has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2013.

He was a partner at Clay and Bowen LLP from 2008 to 2013 and a sole practitioner from 2006 to 2008. He served as a deputy public defender at the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office from 1995 to 2006.

Clay earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Willie Lott, Jr.

Clay is registered without party preference.


  • J.D. from University of Colorado Law School
  • Bachelor of Science from University of California, Berkeley


  • Commissioner at Alameda County Superior Court (from 2013)
  • Partner at Clay and Bowen LLP (2008 to 2013)
  • Deputy Public Defender at Alameda County Public Defender's Office (1995 to 2006)