Senator Feinstein Statement on Nomination of Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers for the U.S. District Court for Northern California
May 05 2011
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein issued the following statement today after President Obama nominated Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
“I was pleased to recommend Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers to President Obama for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.”
“With a successful career in private practice and on the Superior Court bench, Judge Gonzalez Rogers has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to serving her community and to applying our country’s laws fairly and faithfully. I look forward to her speedy confirmation by the Senate.”
Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers
Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has served as the Alameda County Superior Court Judge since June 2008. Prior to that she served as Pro-Tem Superior Court Judge, foreperson of the Alameda County Grand Jury, and was heavily involved in leadership activities for the Piedmont Public Schools from 2003-2008. She also has experience as Partner, Special Counsel, and Associate at Cooley Godward LLP (1991-2003). Gonzalez Rogers is a graduate of Princeton University (cum laude) and the University of Texas School of Law.