Robert L. Dondero

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Robert L. Dondero
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Court Information:
California First District Court of Appeal
Title:   Associate Justice
Position:   First Division
Salary:  $207,463
Active:   2009-2022
Past position:   Superior Court of San Francisco Judge
Past term:   1992-2009
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Santa Clara University
Law School:   UC Berkeley

Robert L. Dondero is a justice on the First District, Division One of the California Courts of Appeal. He was sworn-in to this position on July 30, 2009[1] and his current term expires in 2022.


Dondero received his Bachelor of Arts from Santa Clara University and his Juris Doctor from UC Berkeley.[2]


Dondero served as San Francisco Superior Court Judge from 1992 to his nomination by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2009. From 1978 to 1992 he was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California and from 1971 to 1978 was a San Francisco deputy district attorney.[2]

2010 election

He was retained with 73.5% of the vote.[3]

Main article: California judicial elections, 2010

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