Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Tuesday, August 29, 2006


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Ventura Superior Court Elects Colleen White as Presiding Judge


By a MetNews Staff Writer


The Ventura Superior Court has elected Judge Colleen Toy White as its presiding judge for 2007 and 2008, a court spokesperson said today in a released statement.

The court also elected Judge Kevin J. McGee as the court’s assistant presiding judge. Both will begin their respective two-year terms Jan. 1.

White has spent 12 years with the court, and has been its assistant presiding judge since Jan. 2005. She is a former supervising judge of the court’s Family Law Division.

Previously, White spent 18 years in the county’s district attorney’s office, 10 of which were spent as chief assistant district attorney. White has also been an instructor at a number of Southern California colleges.

McGee, a 1976 graduate of Loyola Marymount University and 1979 Loyola Law School graduate, spent 16 years in the Ventura District Attorney’s Office. He served as the county’s chief assistant district attorney from 1994 to 1998. McGee spent two and half years in private practice prior to joining the district attorney’s office.


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