The Honorable Winifred Younge Smith

Alameda County Superior Court

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The Hon. Winifred Younge Smith is the elected Assistant Presiding Judge for the Superior Court of Alameda County in California. She was appointed by Governor Gray Davis in November 2000. She was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in January of 2021.


  • Bachelor's from Stanford University
  • JD from Boston University


  • Judge at Superior County of Alameda County (from 2000)
  • Deputy Assistant Attorney General at Department of Justice in San Francisco (1974 to 2000)