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Thursday, July 7, 2016


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Los Angeles Attorney Peter Navarro Elected Commissioner


By a MetNews Staff Writer


Los Angeles attorney Peter R. Navarro has been elected the courtís newest commissioner, judicial officers were told yesterday after votes were counted in the recent balloting.

Navarro, a sole practitioner whose office is near downtown Los Angeles, could not be reached for comment on his election. He is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz and Peopleís College of Law.

Admitted to the State Bar in 1981, Navarro practices criminal law and is a former president of the Mexican American Bar Association.

The new commissioner was elected from a list of candidates nominated by a judicial panel.

Following its tradition of many years standing, the court elected the candidate who was highest-ranked by the panel.


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