Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced the appointment of Paul D. Seeman of Berkeley to a judgeship on the Alameda County Superior Court bench.
Seeman, 54, has served as a court commissioner for the Alameda County Superior Court since 2004 and previously served as a referee pro tem for the county’s Juvenile Court from 1991 to 2004.
From 1990 to 1991, Seeman worked as a deputy county counsel for the Alameda County Counsel’s Office and from 1980 to 2004 he was a sole practitioner.
Seeman earned his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Seeman, who is a Democrat, fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Bonnie Sabraw.
His salary will be $178,789 annually.