Stockton, CA — The Judges of the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin are pleased to announce the appointment of Tameem Mardini to the position of Superior Court Judge. Mr. Mardini was appointed to the bench on June 27, 2023, by Governor Newsom to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Elizabeth Humphreys. “On behalf of the Court, I thank the Governor for yet another tremendous appointment to our court. Tameem Mardini has done an outstanding job as Court Commissioner and I am confident that he will continue to well serve the citizens of our county as a judge of the San Joaquin County Superior Court,” said Presiding Judge Michael D. Coughlan.
Mr. Mardini has served as a Court Commissioner at the San Joaquin County Superior Court since 2021, handling criminal, juvenile delinquency, traffic, civil and family law cases He was a Sole Practitioner from 2020 to 2021. Mr. Mardini was an Attorney at the Law Office of Joel Carash from 2008 to 2019. His practice areas included Family Law, Personal Injury, Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency. He also served as a Judge Pro Tem hearing Juvenile Traffic matters from 2014 until his appointment as Court Commissioner.
Mr. Mardini was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2008. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Golden Gate University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis.
Mr. Mardini had this to say about his appointment, “I am deeply honored to accept the appointment as Judge of the Superior Court of California. I look forward to working alongside my esteemed colleagues in upholding the principals of justice and serving the wonderful community of San Joaquin County with integrity and dedication to the law. ”
A state Judicial Needs Assessment has found that the San Joaquin County Superior Court is in need of additional judgeships. The appointment of Mr. Mardini will greatly assist the Court’s goal in continuing to provide access to justice for court litigants.
Mr. Mardini’s formal and public swearing in ceremony has yet to be scheduled.