The Honorable Peter H. Kirwan

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 19 (website)

Clerk phone: (408) 882-2310

Courtroom Rules

Biography

The Honorable Peter H. Kirwan was appointed to the Santa Clara County Superior Court Bench in February 2006.

Judge Kirwan has taught Mediation Theory and Practice at the Santa Clara University Law School and has been a frequent lecturer for Continuing Legal Education Seminars. He has also been an active member of the Santa Clara Inns of Court since 1988.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California
  • J.D from Santa Clara University School of Law

Career

  • Judge at Superior Court of Santa Clara (from 2006)
  • Partner at Needham, Davis, Kirwan & Young (2001 to 2006)
  • Partner at Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel (1994 to 2001)
  • Associate at Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel (1986 to 1994)