(Governor appoints new Judge)….The appointment fills a vacancy that resulted after a previous appointment.

Governor Brown’s office announced 38-year-old Eran Marie Bermudez had been named to fill a judgeship in the Imperial County Superior Court. She fills the vacancy left by the appointment of Judge Ruth B. Montenegro as magistrate judge for the US District Court in El Centro. Bermudez has been a complaint resolution officer at the University of California in San Diego since 2016. She was a partner at Garcia Hernandez and Sawhney LLP from 2011 to 2016 and an associate at Best Best and Krieger LLP from 2005 to 2011. Bermudez earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkley, School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.