The Honorable Rise Jones Pichon

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 12 (website)

Clerk phone: (408) 882-2230

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Biography

Hon. Rise Jones Pichon is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. She was first appointed to the Santa Clara County Municipal Court in July 1984. Pichon was elevated to the Superior Court upon court unification in July 1998.

Pichon was a former Deputy City Attorney for nearly four years and a Public Defender for two years before becoming a judge.

Education

  • J.D. from University of Santa Clara School of Law (1976)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Santa Clara (1973)

Career

  • Commissioner at Santa Clara County Municipal Court in Santa Clara County (1983 to 1984)