LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles Congratulates Judge Luis Lavin, the First Openly Gay Judge Appointed to the California Court of Appeals, Second District
The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles congratulates the Honorable Luis Lavin on his appointment to the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Three, in Los Angeles. If confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments, Judge Lavin will become the first openly gay Justice to serve on the Second District Court of Appeal, and only the third openly gay appellate Justice in California history. Judge Lavin has served with distinction on the Los Angeles County Superior Court since 2001. LGBT Bar LA salutes Governor Jerry Brown for this historic appointment, and for his continued commitment to diversity on the California bench.
See Governor Brown's Announcement here.