The Honorable Donald Ayoob
Judge of the Superior Court of San Mateo
 
The Drug Court and Current Critical Criminal Issues
 
Judge Ayoob was appointed to the bench by former Governor Schwarzenegger in 2010.  He earned a BA from UC Berkeley in English Literature and Sociology and a JD from Hastings in 1981.  Judge Ayoob served as a Deputy Public Defender in Orange County and as Chief Assistant Public Defender at the Office of the State Public Defender.  He has taught as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hastings.