Full Biography for David A. Cena
Born: Weed, California, January 28, 1953; age: 45
Education: Graduated Weed High School, 1971, valedictorian, Bank of America award winner, Science and Mathematics; Graduated College of the Siskiyous, Weed, California, 1973; Graduated with honors, University of California, Davis, 1975, A.B. Political Science; Graduated Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, Juris Doctor, 1978, Thurston Honor Society;
Judicial Experience: Judge of Municipal Court, Santa Clara County, May 1995 to present; Appointed March 1995 by Gov. Pete Wilson; Elected Judge of Municapal Court, Santa Clara County, 1996; Appointed to Joint Consolidation Oversight Committee of Superior and Municipal Courts, 1997; Co-chair, JCOC Family Law Subcommittee;
Bar Admissions: State Bar of California, 1978; Northern District of California, 1978; Eastern District fo California, 1980;
Professional Highlights: 1979-1995, Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Bondonno; Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Jones; Civil litigation attorney specializing in complex lawsuits, including product liablility, toxic torts, business litigation, insurance bad faith, real estate, construction defects, medical and legal malpractice, Civil Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO); superior Court settlement Judge Pro Tem for civil cases, 1988-1995; Superior Court volunteer arbitrator for civil cases, 1988-1995;
Personal: Married to Jule; children: Ryan, age 8; Jason, age 6; Lea, age 3
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