SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – Governor Gavin Newsom announced his nomination of two Court of Appeal Justices as well as his appointment of 18 Superior Court Judges, including Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge: Stephen Dunkle.
"Dunkle has been a Partner at Sanger Dunkle Law PC since 2011 and was an Associate there from 2004 to 2011," wrote the Governor's press office. "He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Dunkle fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Brian E. Hill. He is a Democrat."
The Governor's press office also noted that the compensation for each of these positions is $232,399.
These appointments were announced on Thursday.
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