The Honorable Stephen V. Manley

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 61 (website)

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Hon. Stephen V. Manley is a Superior Court judge in Santa Clara County, California.

He is a founder of the Mental Health Treatment Court in the County, where he has been recognized as a pioneer in the use of "problem-solving" drug courts and mental health courts. In 1996, Judge Manley founded the Drug Treatment Court in Santa Clara County and in 1998 he founded the Santa Clara County Mental Health Treatment Court.


  • L.L.B. from Stanford University (1966)
  • B.A. from University of California, Berkeley