Daniel Belsky
Daniel Belsky. Photo courtesy of his law firm

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday announced his appointment of a local attorney to a San Diego County Superior Court judgeship.

Daniel Belsky, 65, will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ronald S. Prager, according to the governor’s office.

Belsky has been a partner at Davis, Grass, Goldstein and Finlay in San Diego since earlier this year. The firm provides services to health care providers involved in medical malpractice cases, according to its website. He was previously president and managing director at Belsky and Associates from 1992 to 2017, and vice president at Sulzner and Belsky from 1986 to 1992.

Belsky is a University of Miami School of Law graduate who earned his undergraduate degree from Hobart College.

He is registered without party preference.

—City News Service