Presiding Judge Maureen F. Hallahan

Hon. Maureen F. Hallahan
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of San Diego County

Current Term: 9/15/23 - 9/14/26
Membership: Voting member appointed by Chief Justice Patricia Guerrero
Internal Committee: Executive and Planning Committee, Vice-Chair

Judge Maureen F. Hallahan was appointed to the bench by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2007, where she has served in both family law and criminal assignments.

Prior to joining the bench, she was a civil business litigator for 26 years. Judge Hallahan received her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University and her juris doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Judge Hallahan serves on the court’s Executive Committee. She was previously a member of the Judicial Council Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee and the AB 1058 Task Force. She has taught numerous CJER courses including Family Primary Assignment Orientation, Supervising Judges Institute, Cow County Institute, and Domestic Violence Institute. She also acted as a seminar leader at the Judicial College.