Ex-Latham Atty Tapped To Be 1st Latina On Calif. High Court

By Hannah Albarazi (February 15, 2022, 10:23 PM EST) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday tapped state appellate Justice Patricia Guerrero to serve on the California Supreme Court, a historic nomination that would make the former Latham partner the first Latina on the state's highest court.

Fourth District Court of Appeal Justice Guerrero, a first-generation Californian and a Democrat, has extensive experience serving as an appellate justice, trial court judge, assistant U.S. attorney and in private practice. 

"I am deeply honored by this incredible opportunity to uphold the rule of law and make a positive impact on the lives of Californians across the state," Justice Guerrero said in a statement...

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