Members in the News: Featuring Former ACBA Board Member Pelayo Llamas
ACBA member Pelayo Llamas Jr., 59, of Oakland, has been appointed to serve in an interim appointment as a Judge in the Alameda County Superior Court. Judge Llamas has served as a Commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2019. He was a Senior Deputy City Attorney at the Oakland City Attorney’s Office from 2012 to 2019. He was a Solo Practitioner from 2010 to 2012 and served as a Deputy City Attorney at the Oakland City Attorney’s Office from 1999 to 2010. Judge Llamas was an Associate at Berding & Weil LLP from 1998 to 1999 and at Burnham | Brown from 1992 to 1998. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Delbert Gee effective November 5, 2022. The Governor’s appointment allows him to immediately assume the position he was otherwise elected to begin in January 2023. Llamas is a Democrat.