Governor Gavin Newsom announced today the appointment of Joseph J. Solga to a judgeship in the Napa County Superior Court. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Diane Price.
The Governor’s Office released the following statement:
“Joseph J. Solga, 54, of Napa, has been appointed to a judgeship in Napa County Superior Court. Solga has served as a deputy public defender at the Napa County Public Defender’s Office since 2002. He served as an assistant city attorney at the Park City, Utah City Attorney’s Office from 2000 to 2002. Solga served as a deputy public defender at the Placer County Public Defender’s Office from 1999 to 2000 and as a deputy district attorney at the Placer County District Attorney’s Office from 1998 to 1999. He was a deputy public defender at the Southern Oregon Public Defender’s Office from 1994 to 1998. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oregon School of Law. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Diane M. Price. Solga is a Democrat.”
“The Napa Court looks forward to working with Mr. Solga and welcoming him to our bench. He has served the community for many years as a deputy public defender and is respected as a formidable advocate”, said Assistant Presiding Judge Mark Boessenecker.
Judge Boessenecker added, “We thank the Governor’s Office for working diligently to fill the judicial position created when Judge Price retired earlier this year”.
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