The Hon. Mary E. Arand is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. She was appointed to the bench by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006.
Arand earned a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1976. She then completed a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1979.
Prior to her appointment to the bench, she was a partner with McManis, Faulkner & Morgan from 1999 to 2006. During her tenure there, she handled complex family disputes, addressing child and spousal support, annulment, and property division issues. Before that, she was a partner at Clark & Arand and an associate at Howell & Hallgrimson. Over the course of her legal career with these two firms, she specialized in business-related litigation, handling cases that involved contract, trade secret, partnership, securities fraud, government regulation, real property, and employment matters.
J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (1979)
B.A. from University of California, Santa Cruz (1976)
Partner at McManis, Faulkner & Morgan in Santa Clara County, California (1999 to 2006)
Partner at Clark & Arand in Santa Clara County, California
Associate at Howell & Hallgrimson in Santa Clara County, California