Brown Appoints Nanci Nishimura to Commission on Judicial Performance



SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the appointment of Nanci Nishimura, 57, of San Mateo to the Commission on Judicial Performance.

Nanci Nishimura

She is a partner at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, where she has worked since 2002. Previously, Nishimura was in private practice in Los Angeles from 1990 to 2002.

She was a legislative assistant for Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) in 1988 and was a law clerk to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in 1988 and the U.S. International Trade Commission in 1987.

Nishimura was a member of the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation from 2004 to 2008.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Nishimura is a Democrat.


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