Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Monday, March 6, 2006


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Court Commissioner Richard D. Hughes to Retire


By a MetNews Staff Writer


Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Richard D. Hughes will retire March 3, the MetNews has learned.

Hughes, whose last workday was Friday, sat in Department D in Pomona for a number of years. He was a commissioner for 11 years, prior to which he practiced with the Glendale firm of Hughes & Crandall.

He as also corporate counsel to Adjustco, Inc. in Emeryville, near Oakland, for three years and taught at California State University, Los Angeles.

Hughes, who was admitted to the State Bar in 1975, is a graduate of CSULA and the Whittier College School of Law.

There is currently one commissioner vacancy on the court, a result of the Feb. 22 retirement of Commissioner Mark Weiss. Another vacancy will occur when Commissioner H. Ronald Hauptmannís retirement becomes effective March 21.


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