The Honorable Jenna M. Whitman

Alameda County Superior Court

Court Info

Alameda County Superior Court, Department - (website)

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Biography

The Hon. Jenna M. Whitman, of Oakland, has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court.

Whitman has served as a court appellate attorney at the First District Court of Appeal since 2017. She served as a research attorney at the Alameda County Superior Court from 2007 to 2017. Whitman was an associate at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann and Bernstein LLP from 2005 to 2007 and at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin from 2001 to 2004.

She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College.

She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge George C. Hernandez, Jr.

Whitman is a Democrat.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from Yale University
  • J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center

Career

  • Judge at Superior Court of Alameda County (from 2018)
  • Attorney at California First District Court of Appeal (2017 to 2018)
  • Research Attorney at Superior Court of Alameda County California (2007 to 2017)
  • Associate at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann and Bernstein LLP (2005 to 2007)
  • Associate at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin (2001 to 2004)