• Recipient of Owens Award from Santa Clara University in 2014. The Owens Award recognizes the outstanding graduate of the University and is given annually.
• Recipient of commendation from the City of San Jose covering the years 2011-2012 for contributions as a volunteer mediator in the Office of the Police Auditor.
• Recipient of commendation from the Town of Los Gatos Police Dept in 2011 for work with the Homeless Community and community policing.
• Judge of the Year, 2010 Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association.
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
Hon. James Emerson
Judge of the Superior Court (Ret.)