SAN FRANCISCO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed the following appointments by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the Courts of Appeal Fourth Appellate District and Sixth Appellate District:

  • Judge Mary J. Greenwood, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District (San Jose). She will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Justice Miguel Marquez.
  • Judge Thomas M. Goethals, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three (Santa Ana). He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice William F. Rylaarsdam.

The appointments were approved by a unanimous vote at the public hearings held today in the Supreme Court Courtroom, 350 McAllister Street, San Francisco.

Photos of the Commission hearings can be downloaded here.