The Honorable Terri A. Mockler

Contra Costa County Superior Court

Court Info

Contra Costa County Superior Court, Department 27 (website)

Clerk phone: 925-608-1127

Courtroom Rules

Biography

Hon. Terri A. Mockler is a judge of the Superior Court of Contra Costa County in California. She was appointed as the Judge of Superior Court on February 1, 2012, by Governor Jerry Brown.

Judge Mockler is a Democrat.

She was a mentor to at-risk teenage girls through the Contra Costa County Probation Department and also a High School Mock Trial coach for 10 years.

Judge Mockler has also taught Engish as a second language to the Women in Afghan.

She is involved with the Contra Costa Court Scholarship Fund, Richmond High School Law Academy and California Judges Association.

Education

  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings School of Law
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Berkeley

Career

  • Assistant public defender at Public Defender's Office in Contra Costa County, California (2009 to 2012)
  • Deputy public defender at Public Defender's Office in Contra Costa County, California (1985 to 2009)
  • Deputy public defender at Public Defender's Office in Solano County, California (1984 to 1985)
  • Deputy public defender at Public Defender's Office in Tulare County, California (1983 to 1984)