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The Honorable Javier Alcala

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 29b (website)

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 29b (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (408) 808-7100

Court Reporter: +1 (408) 808-7105

Biography

The Hon. Javier Alcala is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jack Komar.

Alcala earned a B.A. from Santa Clara University in 1977. He then continued his studies at Santa Clara University School of Law, completing a J.D. in 1982.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Alcala served in the Office of the District Attorney of Santa Clara County from 1983 to 2010. During his tenure there, he handled a diverse range of cases, everything from sexual assault to murder.

He is registered as a Republican.

Education

J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (1982)

B.A. from Santa Clara University (1977)

Career

Deputy District Attorney at Office of the District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California (1983 to 2010)

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