The Honorable Joshua Weinstein

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 29a (website)

Clerk phone: (408) 808-7080

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Hon. Joshua Weinstein is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in Santa Clara County, California. He was appointed to the court on July 16, 2014 to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jerome S. Nadler.


  • J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law
  • B.A. from Boston University


  • Judicial Staff Attorney at First District Court of Appeal (2008 to 2014)
  • Visiting Professional at International Criminal Court in The Hague (from 2007)
  • Senior Attorney at Judicial Council of California (1998 to 2007)
  • Special Master at San Francisco County Superior Court (2003 to 2005)
  • Staff Attorney at Sixth District Appellate Program (1994 to 1998)
  • Training Supervisor at Washington Appellate Defender Association (1990 to 1994)
  • Staff Attorney at Seattle-King County Public Defender Association (1989 to 1990)
  • Deputy Public Defender at Santa Clara County Public Defender Office (1987 to 1989)
  • Research Attorney at Santa Clara County Superior Court (1986 to 1987)