The Honorable Judith F. Hayes

San Diego County Superior Court

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San Diego County Superior Court, Department 68 (website)

Courtroom Clerk: 619-450-7068

Calendar Clerk: 619-450-7328

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The Hon. Judith F. Hayes is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. She filed for re-election in 2014, but due to facing no opposition, was automatically elected to a new term that expires in 2021. Hayes earned her undergraduate degree from the Catholic University and her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law.


  • Undergraduate from Catholic University
  • J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law


  • Judge at Superior Court of San Diego (1995 to 2021)
  • Deputy Attorney General at California State Department of Justice (1985 to 1990)
  • Assistant United States Attorney at Southern District of California (1980 to 1985)
  • Deputy District Attorney at San Diego County (1978 to 1980)