Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday the appointment of Frank L. Birchak to a judgeship in the San Diego Superior Court, where he will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Thomas Nugent.
Birchak, a Democrat, was associate director at the Southwest Regional Juvenile Defender Center from 2001 to 2004 and was an associate at Guiberson Law Offices from 1999 to 2001.
He earned a doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center and a bachelor of arts degree from Trinity University.
Birchak will make $189,041 as a Superior Court judge.
— City News Service
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