Judges

RECOMMENDATIONS

California Supreme Court

Kathryn Mickle Werdegar – YES
–She is an associate justice of the seven-member California Supreme Court. She was appointed to the court in the state’s Commission-selection, political appointment method of judicial selection on May 3, 1994, by Governor Pete Wilson.

Goodwin Liu – NO
– He was confirmed to office by a unanimous vote of the California Commission on Judicial Appointments on August 31, 2011, following his appointment by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on July 26, 2011

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar – NO
– He is a former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations and nominee to the Supreme Court of California.
On July 22, 2014 Governor Jerry Brown nominated Cuéllar to the California Supreme Court. His is the second nomination of Governor Brown’s third term.

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 4, Division 1

Alex C. McDonald – YES
– He was in the private practice of law from 1963 until appointed to the Court of Appeal by Governor Pete Wilson in June 1995.

Gilbert Nares – YES
– Justice Gilbert Nares was appointed to the Court of Appeal by Governor George Deukmejian where he has served for the past 25 years.

Terry B. O’Rourke – YES
– He was appointed to the San Diego Superior Court by Governor Deukmejian. Governor Wilson elevated him to the Court of Appeal in 1998.

James A. McIntyre – YES
– He was appointed to the post by Governor Pete Wilson in 1996

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 4, Division 2

Thomas E. Hollenhorst – YES
– He was appointed by Governor George Deukmejian and took the oath of office on August 26, 1988.

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 4, Division 3

David A. Thompson – Yes
– He was appointed on May 18, 2012, and was confirmed by the California Commission on Judicial Appointments on June 28, 2012.

Richard M. Aronson – YES
– He was appointed to the California Superior Court in March 1996 by Governor Pete Wilson

Richard D. Fybel – NO
– He was appointed by Governor Gray Davis and took office on February 8, 2002.

William F. Rylaarsdam – YES
– He was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson and, after his confirmation, took the oath of office on April 10, 1995

Kathleen E. O’Leary – NO
– She was appointed by Governor Gray Davis and took the oath of office on January 21, 2000.