Stuart R. Pollak
Stuart R. Pollak (born August 24, 1937) is an Associate Justice of the California First District Court of Appeal, Division Three, in San Francisco, California.
Pollak is a graduate of Stanford University (A.B. 1959 with Great Honors) and Harvard Law School (LL.B. 1962 Magna Cum Laude). He served as a clerk for Chief Justice Earl Warren from 1962–1963 before working for the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, from 1963–1965. In 1964, he served as a staff member on the President's Commission on the Assassination of JFK, unofficially known as the Warren Commission. A year later he became an associate attorney at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady & Pollak, where he stayed for 17 years until his appointment to the San Francisco Superior Court. He is married and has four children.
In 1982 Pollak was appointed to the California Superior Court in San Francisco. After 20 years as a trial judge, in 2002 Pollak was appointed to the California Court of Appeal in the First Appellate District by then-Governor Gray Davis. He was later retained by voters on November 5, 2002 with over 630,000 votes or 73% of the electorate. His current term expires on January 2027.
- "Honorable Stuart Pollak". California Courts of Appeal. Retrieved 2010-01-29.