Sandra L. Margulies

Acting Presiding Justice

Judicial and Professional Positions:

  • Associate Justice, First District Court of Appeal, Division One, January 2002 to present
  • Judge, Alameda County Superior Court, 1988-2002
  • Judge, San Leandro-Hayward Judicial District, 1985-1988
  • Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County, 1977-1985

Professional Activities:

  • Criminal Jury Instruction Advisory Committee, 2006 (Chair)
  • California Judicial Council Task Force on Jury Instructions, 1998-2005
  • California Judges Association, Nominating Committee for Alameda and Contra Costa County, 1999 (Chair)
  • Alameda County Superior Court Executive Committee, 1994-1996
  • Center for Judicial Education and Research, Judicial College Planning Committee, 1992-1996
  • Faculty, California Judicial College, 1987-1993; 1998-2000
  • Faculty, New Judges Orientation Program, 1994-1996

Education:

  • J.D., 1977, Southwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., 1974, University of California at Los Angeles, Magna Cum Laude

Personal Data:

  • Born: March 16, 1952, Oakland, California
  • Married, one child
  • Enjoy traveling, gardening, reading, football, and lacrosse
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