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Governor names new Santa Clara County judge

Original post made on Dec 28, 2011

A San Jose woman was appointed to a judgeship in the Santa Clara County Superior Court, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 28, 2011, 9:18 AM

Comments

Posted by Joey Taxpayer, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Way too much money to pay a retired judge .............


Posted by gcoladon, a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 28, 2011 at 3:20 pm

gcoladon is a registered user.

I believe that's the pay for the new, just beginning work as a judge, judge.


Posted by Joey Taxpayer, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:22 pm

That is way too much salary for a sitting judge !

No wonder municipalities are BROKE !


Posted by George, a resident of Rex Manor
on Dec 28, 2011 at 9:25 pm

She brings an ethnic and gender addition to the bench. She is a bright and qualified lady.

Pay? The average practicing attorney with her experience would be bringing in around 250 - 300 k per year... It is a sacrifice to serve at the given salary.
Does "Stay in School and Learn if you really wanna Earn" ring a bell you burger flipper ?


Posted by Steven Nelson, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 4, 2012 at 10:27 pm

Let me see - I think I read recently (The Economist?) that over the last 5 or 6 years the average compensation for a doctor has increased $100,000 per year. I'd agree with George, but without the sarcasm.