The Honorable Richard C. Darwin

San Francisco Superior Court

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San Francisco Superior Court, Department 404 (website)

Clerk phone: 415-551-3744

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Hon. Richard C. Darwin, 50, of San Francisco, was appointed to a judgeship in the San Francisco County Superior Court.

As of 2018, he serves on the Unified Family Court (UFC).

Judge Darwin is a Democrat.


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles


  • Shareholder and senior counsel at Buchalter (2003 to 2017)
  • Associate at Covington and Burling (1999 to 2003)
  • Associate at Bronson, Bronson and McKinnon (1992 to 1999)