Gov. Newsom appoints two to Sacramento Superior Court

Carlton Davis (left) and Julie Yap appointed to the Sacramento Superior Court. | 

In an announcement issued this afternoon, Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed 14 Superior Court judges including two in Sacramento.

The two appointments to the Sacramento Superior Court are  Carlton G. Davis, 41 of Roseville, and  Julie G. Yap, 39 of Sacramento. 

Since 2017 Davis has served as a court commissioner on the Sacramento Superior Court prior to that he served in the Sacramento and Riverside counties district attorney's office. Davis earned his law degree from the University of Southern California and he is filling a newly created judicial position.  

Most recently Yap has served Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of California, and prior to that was a partner at the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw. Yap received her law degree from Fordham University and fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert M. Twiss. 

Davis and Yap are both Democrats. The compensation for all 14 juridical positions is $214,601.

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