Governor Brown Appoints Two to San Francisco County Superior Court


12-27-2012

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Brendan P. Conroy and Braden C. Woods to judgeships in the San Francisco County Superior Court.

Conroy, 56, of San Francisco, has been an attorney at the Law Offices of Brendan Conroy since 1992. He served as a senior trial attorney at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office from 1987 to 1991 and as a trial attorney at the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office in 1987. Conroy was an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Craig Harris Collins from 1984 to 1987. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, San Francisco. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mary C. Morgan. Conroy is a Democrat.

Woods, 46, of San Francisco, has been assistant district attorney at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office since 1996, serving as chief deputy of the Criminal Division since 2011. He was deputy district attorney at the Kern County District Attorney’s Office from 1994 to 1996. Woods earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Santa Clara University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Tomar Mason. Woods is a Democrat.

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

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