Mary Jean Greenwood

Hon. Mary Jean Greenwood
Firm: State of California Superior Court, Santa Clara County
Address: Family Courthouse
170 Park Avenue
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 534-5600
(408) 534-5704 (TDD)
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Bar Admissions:
California, 1981
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1981
Juris Doctor

Grinnell College, 1978
Bachelors of Arts
Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards:
California Defender of the Year by Women Defenders, 2003 - Present

Professional Lawyer of the Year award by the Santa Clara County Bar Association, 2005 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of California

Santa Clara County Bar Association

California Public Defender's Association

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Women Defenders of California

Past Employment Positions:
Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office, Deputy Public Defender, 1982 - 1994

Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office, Assistant Public Defender, 1994 - 2004

Supervising Attorney of the Alternate Defender Office/ Assistant Public Defender, 2004 - 2005

Santa Clara County Public Defender's Office, Chief Public Defender, 2005 - Present

University of Santa Clara Trial Advocacy Clinic, Instructor

Stanford Law School Trial Advocacy Clinic, Instructor

Coblentz Patch Duffy and Bass LLP, Attorney, 2001 - Present

Boccardo Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 1987 - Present

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