All around the nation, women judges and lawyers are still assumed to be assistants, paralegals, court reporters, and in the case of women of color, criminal defendants. Are these gender-neutral mistakes or does implicit bias play a role?
The Health Quality Enforcement Section (HQE) handles a broad range of administrative, civil and general legal matters on behalf of a number of state licensing agencies in actions involving licensed health care professionals, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, respiratory care practitioners, and others. This is a fast-paced section, and Deputies handle a rigorous caseload.
Governor Brown has apointed two Berkeley Law Alumnae to the First District Court of Appeal: Alameda County Superior Court Judge Ioana Petrou to Division Three and San Francisco Superior Court Judge Tracie L. Brown to Division Four.