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About Paul Seeman

Based in Berkeley, California, Paul Seeman has an extensive background in law and most recently served as an Alameda County Superior Court judge. He sat on the Judicial Council Task Force for Criminal Justice Collaboration on Mental Health Issues and the California Center for Judicial Education and Research Juvenile Law Education Committee. From 2004 to 2009, Paul Seeman was a commissioner with the Alameda County Superior Court. He acted as judge pro tem in presiding over juvenile, traffic, and small claims court.

Judge Seeman’s accomplishments included assisting in the creation of the county’s first juvenile mental health court, the Collaborative Court, and the county’s first dependency drug court. Judge Seeman also played a vital role in developing direct calendaring protocols in dependency and delinquency courts. Reflecting his sustained commitment to improving the juvenile justice system, Paul Seeman earned the Wilmont Sweeney Juvenile Court Judge of the Year award in 2009.                            

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University of California, Berkeley