Committee Members
Judicial Appointments Committee
Full NamePositionTerm StartTerm EndOrganization
Catherine Valerio BarradChair7/1/20196/30/2021California State University
Andrew H. FriedmanVice Chair7/1/20196/30/2020Helmer Friedman LLP
Angela M. MachalaVice Chair7/1/20196/30/2020Scheper Kim & Harris LLP
Tamara A. BushMember7/1/20186/30/2021Dykema Gossett LLP.
Michele L. DanielsMember7/1/20186/30/2021Office of the District Attorney
D. Timothy DazéMember7/1/20186/30/2021City Attorney's Office
Grant Benjamin GelbergMember7/1/20176/30/2020Huang Ybarra Gelberg & May LLP
Ginetta L. GiovincoMember7/1/20186/30/2021Richards, Watson & Gershon
David GraelerMember7/1/20186/30/2021Nossaman LLP
Gregory William JessnerMember7/1/20176/30/2020Phillips Jessner LLP
Zakia KatorMember7/1/20196/30/2022Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
Lara T. KayayanMember1/9/20186/30/2020JENKINS KAYAYAN LLP
Sarah Chaset LevittMember7/1/20176/30/2020AECOM
Amy Jane LongoMember7/1/20176/30/2020Securities & Exchange Commission
Elizabeth D. MannMember7/1/20196/30/2022Mayer Brown, LLP
Carmen E. McDonaldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice
Byron Jesse McLainMember1/9/20186/30/2020Foley & Lardner LLP
Kevin Francis MitchellMember5/22/20196/30/2020Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Long Beach Office
Enrique A. MonagasMember7/1/20166/30/2020Sklar Kirsh LLP
Mhare O. MouradianMember1/9/20186/30/2020Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley
Devon MyersMember9/26/20186/30/2021United States Attorney's Office
Cuauhtemoc OrtegaMember7/1/20196/30/2022Officer of the Federal Public Defender
Karen Patricia RuckertMember7/1/20186/30/2021US Attorney's Office
Mark Santa-AnnaMember7/1/20176/30/2020GMSA Legal
James SargentMember1/9/20186/30/2020Los Angeles District Attorney Office
Susan SchwartzMember7/1/20186/30/2021 
Ibiere SeckMember7/1/20176/30/2020Seck Law, P.C.
Dawn SestitoMember7/1/20176/30/2020O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Rena M. ShahandehMember7/1/20186/30/2021City Attorneys Office of Los Angeles
Tina P. ShimMember7/1/20176/30/2020Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office
Richard L. SternfeldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Alternate Public Defender - County of Los Angeles
Damon A. ThayerMember7/1/20186/30/2021 
Dov Alexander WaismanMember7/1/20176/30/2020Southwestern Law School
Georgina WakefieldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Office of the Federal Public Defender
Kenneth WangMember7/1/20196/30/2022California Office of the Attorney General
Roxanne M. WilsonMember7/1/20186/30/2021Mayer Brown LLP
Alan YochelsonMember1/9/20186/30/2020Office of Los Angeles District Attorney
Elaine ZhongMember7/1/20186/30/2021City Attorneys Office of Los Angeles