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Judge picked as interim Contra Costa County district attorney

September 13, 2017 | NewsLinks
Diana Becton, who served as a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge for 22 years but never worked as a prosecutor, will be the first woman and the first African American to lead the district attorney’s office.

Judicial Profile: Laurel S. Brady

July 28, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Criminal law attorneys agree that in sometimes stormy and emotional trials, Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Laurel S. Brady is the calm at the center.
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Judicial Profile: Patricia M. Scanlon

November 09, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Patricia M. Scanlon keeps an engraved reminder front and center on her chamber's desk: "More Phelan, Less Scanlon."

Judicial Profile: Lowell E. Richards

October 12, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Richards' adventurous career path brought him to the law later than the average bench officer, but he arrived with a breadth of experience and versatility that has made him an invaluable fixture of the Contra Costa County bench.
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