Patricia Guerrero is an American judge who is going to become California’s first Latina Supreme Court chief justice in January 2023. She previously served as an associate judge on the California High Court and the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District. Guerrero has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of law both as a judge and as a lawyer. She has now been nominated as Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court.
Patricia Guerrero was born in Imperial Valley, California in the early 1970s, but has not shared her exact date of birth. She grew up with a Mexican immigrant father, Jorge Guerrero, and her mother, whose name has not been released. Her mother recently died of breast cancer. She is also known to have a sister named Claudia. Patricia is known to have graduated from Imperial Valley High School in 1990. She later continued her college education at the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated with a Bachelor in Arts and majored in law from Stanford Law School in 1997.
Patricia Guerrero career
Patricia Guerrero began her career in 1997 as an Associate Lawyer with Latham and Watkins LLP and worked in the same job profile until 2002. The following year, she worked as an assistant attorney at the US Attorney’s Office in California but returned to the firm as a partner. In 2007 she became a partner in the law firm, where she worked until 2013. She has also done volunteer work with many clients and has also served on the Advisory Board of the Immigration Justice Project. Patricia assisted clients in immigration matters, asylum applications, fair house laws, etc.
She transitioned her career in 2013 toward becoming a judge on the San Diego Superior Court, where she led the family law division. Later, in 2017, she was appointed to the California Supreme Court as an Associate Justice of the Fourth Appellate District Division. She was recently sworn in as an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court in 2022 and was nominated to be Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court in August 2022 by Gov. Gavin Newsom. If approved in the election, she would be the California Supreme Court’s first Latina Chief Justice and would begin her term in January 2023.
Patricia Guerrero Biography
|Real name||Patricia Guerrero|
|Date of birth||1971-1972|
|Age (as of 2022)||51-52 years|
|Place of birth||Imperial Valley, California, United States|
|University||The University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 59kg – in pounds – 130 pounds|
|hair color||dark brown|
|eye color||dark brown|
Patricia Guerrero family
|Who is Patricia Guerrero’s husband?||Joe Dyson|
Patricia is currently married to her husband Joe Dyson. She has not revealed any details about her marriage or how long she has been married and likes to keep her private life out of the media spotlight. The couple is known to have two teenage sons, Anthony and Christopher. Patricia is not known to have any social media accounts on platforms like Instagram, Facebook or Linkedin and likes to keep her personal life private. She is also not known to have had any previous accounts.
Patricia Guerrero Net worth
Patricia Guerrero is known to have been a partner in a law firm in previous years and currently holds key judicial positions from which she generates substantial income. However, her exact income is not known, her net worth can be estimated at around US$900,000.
Facts About Patricia Guerrero
- Patricia was the top of her high school year.
- At 16 she was working in a grocery store.
- Patricia served as chair of the State Bar’s Blue Ribbon Commission on the Prospective Bar Exam.
- She also served as Chair of the Judicial Council of the California Advisory Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions.
- Patricia was elected to the American Law Institute, an independent national organization that produces scholarly works to clarify, modernize, and improve the law.
- She received the Bernard E. Witkin Award for Excellence in Adjudication of Law.