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The Honorable William J. Monahan

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 16 (website)

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 16 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (408) 882-2270


The Hon. William J. Monahan is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was elected to the bench in 2006.

Monahan earned a B.A. in economics and political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then completed a J.D. from the Santa Clara University School of Law.

Prior to his election to the bench, Monahan was a partner at Burriss & Monahan.

Monahan was born in Long Beach, California.

He is registered as a Democrat.


J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law

B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara (Economics, Political Science)


Partner at Burriss & Monahan in Santa Clara County, California

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