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Judge Gordon Gets Voting Membership on Judicial Council; Kelly Reappointed


By a MetNews Staff Writer



Superior Court Judge




Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon, who supervises the court’s criminal division, has been appointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to a three-year term as a voting member of the Judicial Council, effective Sept. 15, it was announced Friday.

Gordon is currently an advisory member.

It was also announced that the State Bar Board of Trustees has reappointed Patrick Kelly, regional managing Partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, as a voting member of the state courts’ policymaking body, for a term ending Sept, 14, 2021. Kelly is a former State Bar president and earlier served as president of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Cantil-Sakauye also appointed as voting members Fifth District Court of Appeal Administrative Presiding Justice Brad R. Hill and Fresno Superior Court Judge Jonathon B. Conklin,

Named by her as advisory members are San Bernardino Superior Court Judge Kyle S. Brodie,  Mendocino Superior Court Presiding Judge Ann C. Moorman, Sonoma Superior Court Presiding Judge Gary Nadler, San Bernardino Superior Court Executive Officer Nancy Eberhardt, and Butte Superior Court Executive Officer Kimberly Flener.

All are three-year terms except those of Nadler and Flener which are for one year.

On May 1, the chief justice appointed San Francisco Superior Court Commissioner Rebecca Wightman to a two-year term as an advisory member.

Cantil-Sakauye remarked:

“Council is charged with the duty of seeing that justice is properly administered statewide. Members don’t represent any particular constituency, but rather they share their knowledge and diverse experiences to better our policies and rules for the good of the state judicial branch.

“I welcome the incoming members and thank our outgoing members for their time, dedication, and service to strengthening our court system.”


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