GOVERNOR SCHWARZENAGGER APPOINTS FILIPINO COLLEAGUE TO THE BENCH

Governor Schwarzenagger announced the appointment of 17 new judges to the Los Angeles Superior Court. His office’s press release can be found here.

Among the Governor’s appointees is my friend and colleague, Bernie C. LaFortenza. Judge LaFortenza has served with me on the Board of Governors of the Philippine American Bar Association. He is a good man with a long record of public service. I am proud to call him my friend and colleague. He will make an exceptional jurist. Congratulations Bernie!!