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Governor Newsom Appoints 18 Superior Court Judges - One of Our Own Included

Bianca Garcia  | Published on 3/26/2021
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of 18 California superior court judges, which include one in Fresno County, four in Los Angeles County, one in Monterey County, two in Orange County, four in Sacramento County, two in San Bernardino County, one in San Joaquin County, one in Santa Clara County, one in Sonoma County and one in Stanislaus County.

Jessica M. Delgado, 52, of Santa Cruz, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Santa Clara County Superior Court. Delgado has served as an Attorney at the Santa Clara County Alternate Defender’s Office since 2009 and was an Attorney in the Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office from 2001 to 2009. She was an Attorney at the Monterey County Public Defender’s Office from 1999 to 2001 and was a Research Attorney at the Law Offices of Paul Meltzer from 1998 to 1999. Delgado served as a Law Clerk at the Contra Costa County Public Defender’s Office from 1997 to 1998 and in the Office of the Federal Public Defender, Central District of California in 1997. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Risë R. Pichon. Delgado is a Democrat.