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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

United States Attorney Alex G. Tse Congratulates Judges Ioana Petrou And Tracie L. Brown On Their Appointments To The California Courts Of Appeal

SAN FRANCISCO – United States Attorney Alex G. Tse congratulated Superior Court Judges Ioana Petrou and Tracie L. Brown on their respective selections by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. for appointments to First District Court of Appeal.  Both selectees worked for the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of California.
 
Judge Petrou, who has been appointed associate justice for Division Three of the First District Court of Appeal, served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of California from 2004 to 2010.  Judge Petrou also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York from 2000 to 2002.  Judge Brown, who has been appointed associate justice for Division Four of the First District Court of Appeal, served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2002 to 2013.  Both appointments require confirmation by the California Commission on Judicial Appointments.
 
“We are proud to see the elevation of these former assistant U.S. attorneys to the California Courts of Appeal,” said U.S. Attorney Tse.  “I am certain that both Judge Petrou and Judge Brown will continue to serve with distinction as justices of the California Courts of Appeal.”
 

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Updated November 21, 2018