LGBT Judges Discuss Their Paths to the Judiciary

donate-buttonMore than 30 people attended the “Pathways to the Judiciary” CLE and reception presented by BASF’s Equality Subcommittee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in late January.

Attendees were engaged by a lively and intriguing discussion by the panelists which included judicial luminaries Hon. Therese M. Stewart, First District Court of Appeal; Hon. Christopher Bowen, Contra Costa County Superior Court; Hon. Tara Flanagan, Alameda County Superior Court; and Shay A. Gilmore, Senior Counsel, Norcal Group.

From left, Shay Gilmore, Hon. Tara Flanagan, Hon. Christopher Bowen, Hon. Therese Stewart and Peter Catalanotti

From left, Shay Gilmore, Hon. Tara Flanagan, Hon. Christopher Bowen, Hon. Therese Stewart and Peter Catalanotti

Attendees learned valuable advice for LGBT attorneys considering a career in the judiciary. The panel was moderated by LGBT Committee Co-Chair Peter Catalanotti, Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez Trester.