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The Honorable Perker L. Meeks

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Biography

The Hon. Perker L. Meeks (Ret.) served on the Superior Court of San Francisco County in California. He was initially appointed to the Municipal Court of San Francisco County by former governor Jerry Brown on January 18, 1980. Then, in 1998, he was elevated to the Superior Court of San Francisco County, where he presided until his retirement in 2006.

Meeks earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 1965. He continued his studies there, eventually receiving a J.D. in 1968.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Meeks served as head trial attorney in the Office of the Public Defender of San Francisco County.

Meeks has served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Pretrial Project and the San Francisco General Hospital Volunteers. He was also Vice President of the Archbishop Riordan Athletic Program and the Paradise Baptist Church County Jail Project.

Meeks was born in Tallahassee, Florida in 1943. As an undergraduate student, he played varsity basketball.

Education

J.D. from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (1968)

Bachelor's degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (1965) (Political Science, History)

Career

Judge at Superior Court of California in San Francisco County, California (1998 to 2006)

Judge at Municipal Court of California in San Francisco County, California (1980 to 1998)

Head Trial Attorney at Office of the Public Defender in San Francisco County, California

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