Governor Brown Appoints Two Justices to the First District Court of Appeal


11-12-2014

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Marla J. Miller to Division Two and Jon B. Streeter to Division Four of the First District Court of Appeal.

Miller, 59, of San Francisco, has served as a judge at the San Francisco County Superior Court since 2005. She was a partner at Morrison and Foerster LLP from 1997 to 2005 and served as chief assistant district attorney at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office in 1996. Miller was a director at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin from 1992 to 1996, where she was an associate from 1981 to 1987. She served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California from 1987 to 1992. Miller earned a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.

Miller fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Paul R. Haerle. This position requires confirmation by the Commission on Judicial Appointments. The Commission consists of Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and Senior Presiding Justice J. Anthony Kline. Miller is a Democrat.

Streeter, 58, of Berkeley, has been a partner at Keker and Van Nest LLP since 1997. He was a partner at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP from 1989 to 1996, where he was an associate from 1981 to 1988. Streeter was a law clerk for the Honorable Harry T. Edwards at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1982 to 1983. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University.

Streeter fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Justice James M. Humes to presiding justice, Division One of the First District Court of Appeal. This position requires confirmation by the Commission on Judicial Appointments. The Commission consists of Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and Senior Presiding Justice J. Anthony Kline. Streeter is a Democrat.

The compensation for each of these positions is $211,260.

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