Committee Members
Judicial Appointments Committee
Full NamePositionTerm StartTerm EndOrganization
Catherine Valerio BarradChair7/1/20196/30/2021California State University
Andrew H. FriedmanVice Chair7/1/20206/30/2021Helmer Friedman LLP
Alan YochelsonVice Chair7/1/20206/30/2021Office of Los Angeles District Attorney
Tamara A. BushMember7/1/20186/30/2021Dykema Gossett LLP.
Michele L. DanielsMember7/1/20186/30/2021Office of the District Attorney
D. Timothy DazéMember7/1/20186/30/2021LA City Attorney's Office
Faisal M. GillMember7/1/20206/30/2023Gill Law Firm
Ginetta L. GiovincoMember7/1/20186/30/2021Richards Watson & Gershon
Robert S. GlassmanMember7/1/20206/30/2023Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
David GraelerMember7/1/20186/30/2021Nossaman LLP
Robert James HerringtonMember7/1/20206/30/2023Greenberg Traurig LLP
Gregory William JessnerMember7/1/20206/30/2023Phillips Jessner LLP
Shadi KardanMember7/1/20206/30/2023Office of Inspector General, Los Angeles County
Zakia KatorMember7/1/20196/30/2022LA City Attorney's Office
Lara T. KayayanMember7/1/20206/20/2023JENKINS KAYAYAN LLP
Barry D. KayeMember7/1/20206/30/2023USC
Sarah Chaset LevittMember7/1/20206/30/2023AECOM
Amy Jane LongoMember7/1/20206/30/2023Securities & Exchange Commission
Carmen E. McDonaldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice
Kevin Francis MitchellMember7/1/20206/30/2023Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Santa Monica
Mhare O. MouradianMember7/1/20206/30/2023Fox Rothschild, LLP
Devon MyersMember9/26/20186/30/2021United States Attorney's Office
Zein Obagi JrMember7/1/20206/30/2023Obagi Law Group, P.C.
Cuauhtemoc OrtegaMember7/1/20196/30/2022Officer of the Federal Public Defender
Emily RubensteinMember7/1/20206/30/2023 
Karen Patricia RuckertMember7/1/20186/30/2021US Attorney's Office
Mark Santa-AnnaMember7/1/20206/30/2023GMSA Legal
Susan SchwartzMember7/1/20186/30/2021 
Ibiere Seck, EsqMember7/1/20206/30/2023Seck Law, P.C.
Dawn SestitoMember7/1/20206/30/2023O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Rena M. ShahandehMember7/1/20186/30/2021LA City Attorney's Office
Richard L. SternfeldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Alternate Public Defender - County of Los Angeles
Damon A. ThayerMember7/1/20186/30/2021 
Georgina WakefieldMember7/1/20196/30/2022Office of the Federal Public Defender
Kenneth WangMember7/1/20196/30/2022California Office of the Attorney General
Roxanne M. WilsonMember7/1/20186/30/2021Arent Fox LLP
Y. Douglas YangMember7/1/20206/30/2023Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Elaine ZhongMember7/1/20186/30/2021City Attorneys Office of Los Angeles