Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Biography

When John Dearman retired in 2009 he was the longest-serving judge in San Francisco history.

He was a law partner of Assembly Speaker and future Mayor Willie Brown for 12 years.

Education

  • J.D. from Wayne State University Law School

Career

  • Attorney at Private practice in San Francisco County, California (1965 to 1977)