Epstein, 57, of Los Angeles, has been a partner at Munger, Tolles and Olson LLP since 1993, where he was an associate from 1988 to 1992. He served as law clerk for the Honorable William J. Brennan, Jr. at the U.S. Supreme Court from 1987 to 1988, for the Honorable Edward A. Panelli at the California Supreme Court from 1986 to 1987 and for the Honorable Stanley A. Weigel at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California from 1985 to 1986. Epstein earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Thomas I. McKnew. Epstein is a Democrat.
Governor Brown Appoints Kira L. Klatchko to Riverside County Superior Court
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Kira L. Klatchko to a judgeship in the Riverside County Superior Court.
Klatchko, 35, of Palm Springs, has been a partner and appellate practice vice chair at Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard and Smith LLP since 2015. She was a partner and appellate group chair at Best, Best and Krieger LLP from 2013 to 2015, where she was an associate from 2005 to 2012. Klatchko was of counsel at Klatchko and Klatchko Attorneys at Law from 2004 to 2005. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Claremont Graduate University, Drucker School of Management, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Christian F. Thierbach. Klatchko is a Democrat.