Alameda County
Bar Association

News From the Court: Week of 8.5.22 
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Court News

Our weekly roundup of local court news. This post will be updated as new information comes across our desks.

Contra Costa 

The Contra Costa Superior Court invites comment for proposed changes to its Local Rules to be effective January 1, 2023.  Please see this announcement concerning the process for comments. Our Local Rules and a redline of proposed changes are available on our Local Rules page.   Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on September 26, 2022.


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. 



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