We’re proud to announce Alameda County District Attorney’s Office own Chief Assistant District Attorney Kevin E. Dunleavy has been appointed by Governor Newsom as a judge to the San Mateo County Superior Court.

Soon-to-be Judge Dunleavy has had a successful career with the District Attorney’s Office spanning 33 years. He’s served as Chief Assistant DA since 2009 and previously held the position of Senior Deputy DA, serving as the Director of Recruitment and Development in the hiring and training of new lawyers for the office. The first part of his career focused on trial work, including multiple tours of trying homicides and serious felonies.

He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and is a native San Mateo County resident graduating from Junipero Serra High School. He fills the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Clifford V. Cretan.

Terry Wiley and Annie Esposito will take the positions of Chief Assistant District Attorney after his departure.

Posted on Jul 21, 2021