Judge Kemp has had a distinguished judicial career spanning over 25 years, and was the first woman appointed to the San Mateo Superior Court. Creative and involved, she is known for her innovations that were instituted in the courts, including some procedures that are literally named after her. For the last four years of her judicial tenure Judge Kemp served as the Settlement Judge for San Mateo, handling all of the Mandatory Settlement Conferences. Recently retired, she is now available in private practice to serve as a mediator, arbitrator and private referee.
1987-2004 Judge, San Mateo County Superior Court
1978-1987 Judge, San Mateo County Municipal Court
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