Name Droppers

Name Droppers: UCD graduates appointed to bench

By From page A5 | February 06, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has announced the appointments of two UC Davis graduates to judgeships in Merced and San Diego.

Paul C. Lo, 45, of Merced, has been a solo practitioner since 2003. He held multiple positions at Allen Polgar Proietti and Fagalde LLP from 1994 to 2003, including associate, partner and managing partner. Lo earned a juris doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis.

He fills a vacancy on the Merced Superior Court created by the retirement of Judge Hugh Flanagan. Lo is a Democrat.

According to Asian Americans Advancing Justice, he is the first Hmong American judge ever appointed in the country.

Daniel G. Lamborn, 57, of Ramona has been chief deputy district attorney at the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office since 2008, where he has served in multiple positions since 1983, including deputy district attorney and research attorney. He served as a research attorney at the Clark County District Court from 1982 to 1983.

Lamborn earned a juris doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis. He fills the vacancy on the San Diego Superior Court created by the resignation of Judge Lisa A. Foster. Lamborn is a Republican.

The compensation for each of these positions is $181,292.


First-year student Lola Davis of Davis was named to Beloit College’s dean’s list for the fall semester. To be eligible, students must carry a semester grade-point average of 3.4 or higher and take a minimum of three letter-graded units. Beloit College is in Beloit, Wis.


Bobby Weist of Vacaville, a longtime Davis firefighter, was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California Volunteers Board of Commissioners.

Weist has served in multiple positions at the Davis Fire Department since 1985, including fire captain and firefighter. He is a member of Davis Firefighters Local 3494 board and chairman of the City of Davis Fire Department Joint Apprentice Committee.

He was a field representative at Carroll Burdick and McDonough from 1999 to 2007.


Enterprise staff

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