The Honorable Michele McKay McCoy

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 32 (website)

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Hon. Michele McKay McCoy is a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California.

She was first elected to the court in 2006 and assumed the bench in 2007.

Before she became a judge, McCoy served as a prosecutor for Santa Clara, Solano, and Contra Costa counties from 1970 to 2002. She also taught criminal law and trial advocacy.


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1977)
  • Master's Degree from University of California, Berkeley (1972)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Santa Barbara


  • Adjunct Professor at J.F. Kennedy University Law School