SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael B. Harper to a judgeship in the Trinity County Superior Court.
Harper, 47, of Weaverville, has served as Trinity County District Attorney since 2007. He was a deputy district attorney at the Trinity County District Attorney’s Office from 2001 and 2007, at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office from 1997 to 2001 and at the Placer County District Attorney’s Office from 1993 to 1996. Harper earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge James P. Woodward. Harper is a Democrat.
The compensation for this position is $181, 292.