Santa Maria Sun / News
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 13, Issue 23
Governor Brown appoints McGregor to judgeship
BY JEREMY THOMAS
On Aug. 9, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of John McGregor to a judgeship in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court System, replacing the retiring Judge James W. Brown.
The 58-year-old McGregor is a resident of Arroyo Grande and has served the previous eight years as a Santa Barbara County court commissioner in Santa Maria.
McGregor has practiced law since 1981, and served as a partner in the North County Conflict Defense Team from 1997 to 2003. He has a juris doctorate degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University.
McGregor will make $178,789 in yearly salary, according to Gov. Brown’s office. Politically, he is registered as decline-to-state.
Judge Brown served in the Superior Court’s Anacapa Division in Santa Barbara and was appointed by former governor Pete Wilson in 1998.