The Honorable Jon R. Rolefson

Alameda County Superior Court

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Alameda County Superior Court, Department 705 (website)

Clerk phone: 925-227-6705

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The Hon. Jon R. Rolefson is a judge of the Superior Court of Alameda County in California. He was appointed to the Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville Municipal Court by former governor Pete Wilson on November 22, 1996. Through court unification, Rolefson was elevated to the superior court. Rolefson won the primary election on June 5, 2018. Rolefson received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1970 and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1973


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1973)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Berkeley (1970)


  • Judge at Superior Court of Alameda (from 1998)
  • Judge at Oakland-Piedmont-Emereyville Municipal Court (1996 to 1998)
  • Attorney at Private Practice (1980 to 1996)
  • Deputy District Attorney at Alameda County District Attorney's Office (1973 to 1980)