The Honorable Trina Thompson

Alameda County Superior Court

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Alameda County Superior Court, Department 2 (website)

Clerk phone: 510-891-6043

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The Hon. Trina Thompson is a judge for the Superior Court of Alameda County in California. She was first elected to the bench in November 2002. Thompson was re-elected in 2008. She was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in January of 2021. On June 21, 2011 President Barack Obama appointed Thompson to serve on the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Thompson received a bachelor's degree and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.


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


  • Judge at Superior Court of Alameda (2002 to 2021)
  • Attorney at Private Practice (1991 to 2000)
  • Public Defender at Alameda County Public Defender's Office (1987 to 1991)