The Honorable Ronald Evans Quidachay

San Francisco Superior Court

Court Info

San Francisco Superior Court, Department retired (website)

Biography

In 2018 Ronald Evans Quidachay retired as judge for the Superior Court of San Francisco in California. In 1983, he was appointed to the San Francisco Municipal Court by Governor Jerry Brown and was elevated to the Superior Court upon court unification in 1998.

Judge Quidachay was the longest-serving judge of the San Francisco Superior Court, at the time of his retirement.

He was the first Filipino-American to be appointed as a judge in Northern California.

He and his wife have children and grandchildren.

Education

  • J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law (1973)
  • Bachelor's degree from San Francisco State University (1970)

Career

  • Judge at San Francisco Municipal Court in San Francisco County, California (1983 to 1998)
  • Traffic referee at San Francisco Municipal Court in San Francisco County, California (1981 to 1983)
  • Partner at Lenvin, Gesmer & Quidachay in San Francisco County, California (1980 to 1981)
  • Attorney at San Francisco City Attorney's Office in San Francisco County, California (1977 to 1980)
  • Attorney at San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation in San Francisco County, California (1974 to 1977)