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|Current Court Information:|
|California First District Court of Appeal|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Gray Davis|
|Past post:||Superior Court of San Francisco Judge|
|Undergraduate:||Stanford University, 1959|
|Law School:||Harvard Law School, 1962|
Stuart R. Pollak is a justice on the First District, Third Division of the California Courts of Appeal. He was appointed to the court by former Governor Davis on January 25, 2002. Pollak was retained by the voters on November 5, 2002, and his current term expires on January 5, 2015.
From 1962-1963, Pollak served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice Earl Warren, and to Justices Stanley Reed and Harold Burton. From 1963-1965, he worked with the United States Department of Justice in the Criminal Division as Special Assistant to Assistant Attorney General. Justice Pollak was in private practice with the firm Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady & Pollak as an Associate Attorney from 1965-1968 and as Partner from 1968-1982.
Pollak's previous judicial experience includes a judgeship with the San Francisco Superior Court from 1982-2002. In 2002, he received his appointment to the Court of Appeals.