California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed 12 Superior Court judges Jan. 2, including Nicole L. Isger of Mountain View.
Isger, 48, was appointed to a judgeship in the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
A sole practitioner since 2015, Isger was a partner at Geffon & Isger from 2004 to 2014. She served as a deputy public defender in the Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office from 2000 to 2004 and in the Contra Costa County Public Defender’s Office from 1999 to 2000.
Isger earned a Juris Doctor degree from the UC Davis School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Florida State University.
A Democrat, Isger fills the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Allison M. Danner to the Court of Appeal.