The Honorable Joseph M. Quinn

San Francisco Superior Court

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department 14 (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-0314

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In 2015, Hon. Joseph Quinn was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as a judge of the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California.


  • J.D. from University of California at Berkeley School of Law
  • B.A. from University of California at Los Angeles


  • Partner at Hanson Bridgett (2010 to 2015)
  • Adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco County, California (from 2010)
  • Adjunct professor at St. Mary’s College of California (2004 to 2008)
  • Principal and chair of the appellate practice group at Meyers Nave (2003 to 2010)
  • Associate at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin (2001 to 2003)
  • Principal trial attorney at San Francisco City Attorney’s Office in San Francisco County, California (1997 to 2001)
  • Law clerk at Judge Eugene Lynch of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (1996 to 1997)