The Honorable Michael A. Knish

San Bernardino County Superior Court

Court Info

San Bernardino County Superior Court, Department R3 (website)

Clerk phone: (909) 285-3681

Criminal: 909-350-9764

Document Control: 909-285-3539

Criminal Fax: 909-285-3652

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. Michael A. Knish is a judge for the Superior Court of San Bernardino County in California. He was appointed on August 7, 2012, to succeed W. Robert Fawke.

Judge Knish is a Democrat.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from Wake Forest University
  • Master's Degree from California State University, Los Angeles
  • J.D. from Whittier Law School

Career

  • Commissioner at Superior Court of San Bernardino County in San Bernardino County, California (2003 to 2012)
  • Deputy Public Defender at San Bernardino County Public Defender's Office in San Bernardino County, California (1995 to 2003)
  • Associate Attorney at Law Office of Jimmy Gutierrez (1995 to 1995)
  • Associate Attorney at Law Office of Cedric Elias (1992 to 1994)