Governor Brown Appoints Two to San Bernardino County Superior Court


12-27-2012

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Pamela P. King and Lily L. Sinfield to judgeships in the San Bernardino County Superior Court.

King, 62, of Rancho Cucamonga, has served as deputy public defender at the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office since 1998. She was an attorney at the Law Office of Markman Arczyski Hanson Curly and Slough from 1989 to 1997 and a deputy district attorney in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office from 1982 to 1984. King was an attorney at the Law Office of Herbert Hafif from 1981 to 1982 and an attorney at Law Offices of King and King PLLC from 1978 to 1979. King earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Redlands. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Margaret A. Powers. King is registered decline-to-state.

Sinfield, 40, of Victorville, has served as a court commissioner for the San Bernardino County Superior Court since 2012. She was a juvenile court officer at the San Bernardino County Superior Court from 2008 to 2012, an attorney at the Law Offices of James Spring from 2007 to 2008 and an adjunct professor at Victor Valley College from 2006 to 2008. She served as a deputy city attorney at the San Diego City Attorney’s Office from 2006 to 2007 and as a deputy public defender at the San Bernardino County Public Defender’s Office from 2005 to 2006. From 2001 to 2005, Sinfield was a deputy city attorney at the San Diego City Attorney’s Office. Sinfield was a deputy district attorney at the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office from 1999 to 2001 and a contract attorney at the Law Offices of Ronald Lais from 1998 to 1999. Sinfield earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the California Western School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Occidental College. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Michael M. Dest. Sinfield is a Republican.

The compensation for each of these positions is $178,789.

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