Today Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointment of 11 Superior Court Judges, including Assemblyman Ed Chau to the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Edwin P. Chau, 64, of Arcadia, representative of the 49th Assembly District, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Chau has served as a State Assemblymember representing the 49th Assembly District since his election in 2012. He was a Sole Practitioner from 1994 to 2012 and served as a Montebello Unified School District Board Member from 2000 to 2012. Chau earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Southwestern University School of Law. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert J. Perry. Chau is a Democrat.
The compensation for this position is $223,829.
Chau‘s appointment will leave a vacancy in the 49th Assembly District, covering parts of the San Gabriel Valley.