Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC

Governor Brown Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior Court

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Maria Andrea Davalos, Dean Hansell, David E. Hizami, Lisa R. Jaskol, Andrew C. Kim, LaRonda J. McCoy and William L. Sadler to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Jaskol, 56, of Los Angeles, has been directing attorney of Public Counsel Law Center’s Appellate Law Program since 2007. She was a partner at Horvitz and Levy LLP from 2004 to 2007, where she was an associate from 1991 to 2001. Jaskol was directing attorney of Public Counsel Law Center’s Homelessness Prevention Law Project from 2001 to 2004, an associate at Irell and Manella LLP from 1989 to 1991 and a law clerk for the Honorable Harry Pregerson from 1988 to 1989. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryn Mawr College. Jaskol fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Owen Lee Kwong. She is a Democrat.