The Honorable Patrick E. Tondreau

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 69 (website)

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Hon. Patrick E. Tondreau is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was appointed in 2002 to succeed Judge John Ball, who retired.

Tondreau was former Santa Clara County Bar Association President. He was in private practice litigating civil and criminal cases since 1979 and a sole practitioner before joining the bench.


  • J.D. from Gonzaga University (1975)
  • B.A. from University of Santa Clara (1970)


  • President at Santa Clara County Bar Association in Santa Clara County