Hon. John H. Sugiyama is a judge for the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California. He was appointed in 2002.
The judge is a Democrat.
Judge Sugiyama was active in student politics in the 1960s and 70s.
J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law (1975)
Bachelor's degree from University of California, Berkeley (1972) (Political Science)
Attorney at California Department of Justice (1975 to 2000)
Deputy director and chief counsel at California Department of Corrections (2000 to 2002)