The Honorable Katherine Lucero

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 81 (website)

Clerk phone: (408) 808-6230

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Hon. Katherine Lucero is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California.

After passing the bar on her second attempt, she spent most of her time in the DA's Office representing youths in dependency court. Later on, she prosecuted cases of child and elder abuse.

She also served as a Court Commissioner in Dependency Court.


  • J.D. from Syracuse University (1989)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Davis


  • Deputy District Attorney at Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office in Santa Clara County (1990 to 2001)