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The Los Angeles Times: Newsom’s Pick for California High Court Seen as Consensus Builder, LGBTQ History Maker

August 27, 2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced earlier this month that he will appoint Alameda County Superior Court Judge Kelli Evans to the state’s Supreme Court. David Lash, who oversees the pro bono program at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, has worked with Evans for years. “When push comes to shove, if there is no consensus to be built, she’s not shy to make a tough decision. But she’s going to work really hard to get the most people to the same place as possible,” Lash said. “She’s going to follow the law and she’s going to try to be fair and just to all of the people who are impacted by the cases in front of her.”

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