Charles Gillingham

Charles Gillingham has been a Deputy District Attorney with the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office since 1994. Presently assigned to the sexual assault unit, he has handled the prosecution of three-strike, robberies, child molest, homicide and death penalty cases. He is a regular instructor for the California District Attorney’s Association training prosecutors in evidence and trial advocacy. Mr. Gillingham has taught many courses for local law enforcement and instructs at the Basic Police Academy. He is member of the Federal Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

B.A., Stanford University

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Evidence Spring 2022