18 December 2013, 23:30
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California governor appoints Armen Tamzarian to judgeship

California Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Armen Tamzarian to a judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, among seven other appointees.

Tamzarian, 47, of South Pasadena, Calif. has served as a senior appellate court attorney at the California Court of Appeal, Second District since 2008.

He was a partner at Case Knowlson Jordan and Wright LLP from 2002 to 2008, where he was an associate from 1997 to 2002.

Tamzarian served as a research attorney at the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 1996 to 1997.

He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Dudley W. Gray. Tamzarian is a Democrat.

Tamzarian has been an active member of the Armenian-American community and has participated in activities of the Armenian Bar Association and the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region.

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