Welcome to the Bench, Week of May 22, 2020

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position.

Carlton G. Davis, Superior Court, Sacramento County, California
Michelle E. DeCasas, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, California
Rebekah B. Evenson, Superior Court, Alameda County, California
Robert Gerard, Superior Court, Orange County, California
Joscelyn Jones, Superiror Court, Alameda County, California
Thomas J. Lo, Superior Court, Orange County, California
Lisa R. Washington, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, California
John C. Weller, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, California
Julie G. Yap, Superior Court, Sacramento County, California
Ronald R. Johnson, District Court, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Amber Donley, District Court, Sibley County, Minnesota
Gordon Moore, Supreme Court, Minnesota
Laura Thomas, District Court, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Sonya Brandt, 20th Judicial Circuit, Osage and Gasconade counties, Missouri
Leigh Thomas, Administrative Appeals Division, Tennessee
Cindi Port, Superior Court, King County, Washington
Catherine Shaffer, Superior Court, King County, Washington
Tiffany Cruz Oates, Administrative Hearings Division, Department of Employment Services, Washington, D.C.
Maxine Aldridge White, Court of Appeals, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Patricia M. Garvey, Court of Appeals, Oneida Nation, Wisconsin

Know of a new judge (of any kind) we’ve missed? Let us know with an email to njc-communications@judges.org.

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