Teri L. Jackson Becomes San Francisco’s First Female Black Judge


Congratulations to Judge Teri L. Jackson on becoming the first African American woman presiding judge in the city and county of San Francisco! Jackson who ran unopposed, has been a member of the San Francisco Bench since September 2002. Jackson’s two-year term will begin Jan. 1, according to court officials.

Jackson said in a statement:

“The San Francisco branch reflects the diversity of our city and the entire Bay Area, and we are fortunate to have such a diverse, energetic and innovative group of judges to assure equal and fair access to justice for all people who use our courts.”

Always excited to share the success of #BlackGirlMagic!


1 thought on “Teri L. Jackson Becomes San Francisco’s First Female Black Judge”

  1. Wow! The first in 2016? Congrats, to Judge Jackson. I trust you will have a long tenure and I also look forward to more distinguished individuals like yourself joining you on the bench.


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