Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday announced his appointment of Jeffery Finigan to a San Mateo County Superior Court judgeship.
Finigan, 47, of San Francisco, has been a deputy district attorney in the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office since 2012, according to the governor's office.
He previously held positions at the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program and with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury established several programs under the Troubled Asset Relief Program to restore economic growth after the Great Recession, according to the Treasury’s website.
Finigan earned a law degree at the University of San Francisco School of Law, according to the governor’s office.
He replaces retiring judge Stephen Hall. Finigan is not registered to vote with any political party, officials with the governor’s office said.