Brown Appoints API Superior Court Judges

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Dec. 7 announced the appointment of 13 California superior court judges in eight counties, including the following:

Lee was an ethics trainer for San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Gas Company and Southern California Edison from 2009 to 2012; of counsel and a consultant at Gonzalez and Leigh (2006-2012); an associate at Keker and Van Nest (2002-2005); a law clerk for Judge Warren J. Ferguson at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2001-2002); an associate at Thelen Reid and Priest (2000-2001); and a law clerk for Judge Jerome Turner at the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee (1999-2000).

She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College. She fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Alison M. Tucher to the Court of Appeal. She is the first Korean American judge ever appointed to the Alameda County Superior Court. Lee is a Democrat.