New Judges Coming to
San Bernardino

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From:  April 2021, San Bernardino County Bar Bulletin

Governor Newsom Appoints 18 Superior Court Judges

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of 18 California superior court judges, which include one in Fresno County, four in Los Angeles County, one in Monterey County, two in Orange County, four in Sacramento County, two in San Bernardino County, one in San Joaquin County, one in Santa Clara County, one in Sonoma County and one in Stanislaus County.

Douglas Kent Mann, 56, of Claremont, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the San Bernardino County Superior Court. Mann has been a Partner and Attorney at Walker & Mann LLP since 2007. He was a Partner and Attorney at Snyder, Walker & Mann LLP from 2006 to 2007 and at Elliot, Snyder & Reid LLP and predecessor firms from 1992 to 2006. Mann earned a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers Law School. He fills the vacancy of a new position created on September 24, 2019. Mann is a Republican.

Candice A. Garcia-Rodrigo, 38, of Riverside, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the San Bernardino Superior Court. Garcia-Rodrigo has served as a Commissioner at the Riverside County Superior Court since 2018. She was an Adjunct Professor at the University of La Verne College of Law from 2018 to 2020 and Of Counsel at CKB Vienna LLP from 2017 to 2018. Garcia-Rodrigo was an Attorney and Chief Financial Officer at Rodrigo Law Firm PC from 2011 to 2018 and an Associate at Betty Auton-Beck, Professional Law Corporation from 2008 to 2011 and at the Law Offices of Vincent B. Garcia & Associates from 2004 to 2008. Garcia-Rodrigo earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of La Verne College of Law and a Master of Public Administration degree and Master of Science degree in leadership and management from the University of La Verne. She fills the vacancy of a new position created on September 24, 2019. Garcia-Rodrigo is the first Latina Judge ever appointed in the San Bernardino County Superior Court. She is a Democrat.”

 

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