David H. Yamasaki

portrait david yamasakiMr. David H. Yamasaki, Court Executive Officer
Superior Court of Santa Clara County

Term: Sept 2011–Sept 2014 (term has expired)
Membership: Advisory member, appointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye

Internal Committees: Executive and Planning Committee; Litigation Management Committee; Technology Committee; AOC Trial Court Administrative Services Office

Before joining the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in 2008, Mr. Yamasaki was Assistant Executive Officer of the Superior Court of San Diego County, Central Division, where he was responsible for the administration of the criminal, civil, family law, traffic, probate, and juvenile departments and the court’s administration of court reporters and court interpreters. He began his career with the Superior Court of San Diego County as administrative operations manager responsible for finance and personnel administration. His previous positions include senior administrative assistant for the Court Services Division of the Los Angeles Municipal Court, and legal research assistant and deputy clerk for the San Diego Municipal Court. Mr. Yamasaki is presently the Chair of the council’s Court Executives Advisory Committee. He is also a current member of the Trial Court Budget Working Group. In November 2012, the Chief Justice appointed him to the Trial Court Fund Workgroup, a judicial and executive branch working group evaluating the progress of state wide funding for trial courts.