Hon. Paul R. Bernal is a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was elected to the court in 2000, but he was appointed early to fill a vacancy.
- J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law
- B.A. from Loyola Marymount University
- Prosecutor at Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office in Santa Clara County (1989 to 2000)
- Law Specialist at Littler Mendelson in San Jose (1987 to 1989)
- Associate at Bodkin, McCarthy, Sargent & Smith in Los Angeles (1986 to 1987)