Stephen Kaus is a judge in the Alameda County Superior Court, Oakland, California, appointed by Governor Jerry Brown, effective December 2012. Previous to his appointment Kaus was a partner practicing civil litigation attorney at Cooper, White & Cooper LLP in San Francisco, California and an occasional blog commentator on The Huffington Post. He is also the brother of journalist Mickey Kaus.
|Superior Court Justice of Alameda County, California|
|Assumed office |
November 21, 2012
|Appointed by||Jerry Brown|
|Born||1948 (age 70–71)|
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles|
University of California, Berkeley
Kaus received his B.A. degree in political science, cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1970. He also studied politics for a year at the University of Sussex. He received his J.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1973.
Kaus began his law career as a deputy public defender for Contra Costa County California from 1974 to 1980. He then moved to work as a partner at Kaus Kerr and Wagstaffe from 1982 to 1990, before starting a solo practice until 1993. He then served as a lawyer at Cooper White and Cooper LLP, making partner in 1995.
- "GOVERNOR BROWN APPOINTS THREE TO ALAMEDA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT". Office of the Governor of California. Government of California. November 21, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2015.
- Neumann, Alyssa (November 29, 2012). "Berkeley resident and campus alumnus appointed to be Superior Court judge". The Daily Californian. Retrieved December 20, 2015.
- "Candidate Services Reports". Alameda County Office. US Gov. Retrieved December 20, 2015.