The Honorable Theodore C. Zayner

Santa Clara County Superior Court

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Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 6 (website)

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Hon. Theodore C. Zayner is a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was appointed in 2009 to succeed Rodney J. Stafford.

Zayner has joined a number of law firms since 1983. She also had experience in solo practice from 2005 to 2009.


  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A. from Stanford University


  • Attorney at Adleson, Hess & Kelly (2009 to 2009)
  • Managing attorney at Forge & Zayner (2003 to 2005)
  • Associate at Sandall & Penrose (1998 to 2003)
  • Associate then Partner at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley (1983 to 1998)