Governor Brown Appoints Two to Tulare County Superior Court


6-28-2016

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of John P. Bianco and Nathan G. Leedy to judgeships in the Tulare County Superior Court.

Bianco, 51, of Visalia, has been owner and attorney at the Bianco Law Firm since 1994. Bianco earned a Juris Doctor degree from Whittier Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Darryl B. Ferguson. Bianco is a Republican.

Leedy, 38, of Three Rivers, has served as a deputy public defender at the Tulare County Public Defender’s Office since 2004. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Leedy fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Lloyd L. Hicks. He is a Democrat.

The compensation for each of these positions is $189,041.

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