• Thu. Apr 22nd, 2021

California Governor Newsom Appoints Patrick J. Smalling as Judge

California Governor Newsom Appoints Patrick J. Smalling as Judge

SACRAMENTOCA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of a judge to the San Joaquin County Superior Court.

San Joaquin County Superior Court

Patrick J. Smalling, 53, of Livermore, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the San Joaquin County Superior Court.  Smalling has served as a Deputy Public Defender at the San Joaquin County Public Defender’s Office since 2004.  He was a Volunteer Deputy Public Defender at the San Francisco County Public Defender’s Office in 2004.  Smalling earned a Juris Doctor degree from the New College of California School of Law.  He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Brett H. Morgan.  Smalling is a Democrat.

The compensation for this position is $214,601.