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The Honorable Judge Eugene M. Hyman has dedicated his career to protecting and advocating for families and children of domestic violence and for the rehabilitation and accountability of batters while protecting their Constitutional due-process rights.

In the process, he has brought recognition to himself and the courts he has presided over.

  • "Judge Eugene M. Hyman named a Local Heroe" (April, 2011). Cable Channel 30 airs stories of people who help to make positive changes in our community. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYesUM16jPw

  • The Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council recognizes Honorable Eugene M. Hyman for his extraordinary commitment and leadership in the arenas of domestic violence and for his role as community leader and inspiration to others. October 15, 2010.

  • "Alumni Achievement Award," University of Santa Clara, School of Law, 2003

  • Hon. Eugene M. Hyman and Santa Clara County Superior Court Honored for Public Service by the United Nations, June 18, 2008. Find out more.

  • In 2004, The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, announced that that its Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Court has been chosen as one of the "Top 50" programs in the 2004 Innovations in American Government Awards competition. Read the press release here.

  • "Unsung Heroes" Award from the Victims Support Network, 2004.

  • "Alumni Achievement Award," University of Santa Clara, School of Law, 2003

  • Inductee, Matawan Regional High School Hall of Fame/Alumni. 2003

  • In 2001, The Superior Court of California's Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Court, headed by Judge Eugene M. Hyman, was honored by the California State Administrative office  as a recipient of the Ralph N. Kleps Award for improvement in the administration of the courts.

  • Director's Award, The Human Relations Commission and the Office of Human Relations of Santa Clara County, 2001

  • Seventh Annual LACY (Legal Advocates for Children & Youth) Honors for the improvement of legal representation for minors, 2000.

  • Patron, The Australian Institute of Public Safety, Melbourne, Australia

  • Women's Fund "Man of the Year 1998."  Recognized for efforts in domestic violence prevention.