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Friday, June 26, 2009


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Judge Mary House to Become Assistant Supervising Judge


By a MetNews Staff Writer


Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mary Thornton House will become assistant supervising judge of the courtís civil departments July 1, the MetNews has learned.

House, who ran unsuccessfully for assistant presiding judge of the full court in 2004, the year she was first assigned downtown, will continue to sit in Dept. 17.

House, named to the Pasadena Municipal Court by then-Gov. Pete Wilson in 1996, became a Superior Court judge upon unification in 2000. She has served on the courtís Personnel and Budget Committee, on the Small Claims Advisory Committee of the Administrative Office of the Courts, and as an instructor at the California Judicial College.

She also toured the state reviewing innovative judicial programs as a member of the committee which selects such programs for the AOCís annual Kleps Awards.


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