The Honorable Sunil R. Kulkarni

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 8 (website)

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Hon. Sunil R. Kulkarni is a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County, California. He was appointed to this position on August 29, 2013 to replace Marcel B. Poche.


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • Bachelor's degree from University of California, Berkeley


  • Senior Counsel at University of California, Office of the General Counsel (2011 to 2013)
  • Partner/Associate at Morrison and Foerster LLP (1998 to 2011)
  • Law Clerk at Oliver Wanger of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California (1996 to 1997)