Judge Wynne S. Carvill | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Wynne S. Carvill

Alameda County Superior Court, Department 1 (website)

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Alameda County Superior Court, Department 1 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (510) 891-6040


The Hon. Wynne S. Carvill is a judge for the Alameda County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Gray Davis in 2003. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Ken Kawaichi (Ret.).

Judge Carvill graduated with his B.A. in religion from Williams College in 1971. He went on to earn his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1974.

Outside of the bench, Carvill spent his entire legal career in private practice. He joined the law firm of Thelen Reid LLP in 1977. He would practice antitrust and commercial litigation for the firm for over twenty-six years and would eventually be named a partner.

While on the bench, Judge Carvill has served as a presiding judge and an assistant presiding judge. He has presided over complex litigation, civil direct, family law, civil bench trials, and criminal calendars.


J.D. from Harvard Law School (1974)

B.A. from Williams College (1971) (Religion)


Partner at Thelen Reid LLP (1977 to 2003)

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