Honorable Edward G. Weil — Department 39

Biographical Information

  • Education: B.A., Political Science, J.D., Master of City & Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
  • Pre-bench Legal Experience: U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Office of General Counsel, Washington, D.C., 1980-1984; San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, 1984-1988; California Attorney General’s Office, Environment Section, 1988-2009
  • Political Affiliation: Democrat


Judicial Experience

General Criminal assignments, Pittsburg, Richmond. Supervising Judge in Richmond 2012. Currently assigned to Family Law, Martinez.


Pre-bench Civic & Professional Activities

Various school and youth sports activities


Recent Publications

“Are Settlement Talks Confidential?” California Lawyer, November, 2009.


Typical weekly schedule

Short-cause calendar weeks alternating with long-cause calendar weeks. Cases with both parties self-represented heard each Tuesday morning.



Telephone appearances by advance written permission in accordance with CRC and local rules.


Cameras in the Courtroom

Case by case.



Be prompt, be courteous, be concise.


Updated 3/22/2013