Associate Justice Ming W. Chin

 Hon. Ming W. Chin
 Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

 Current Term: Jan 2015 - Sept 2020
 Membership: Voting member, appointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
 as Vice-Chair to the Judicial Council in Jan 2015.
 Internal Committees: Technology Committee
 


On March 1, 1996, Justice Ming W. Chin became an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California. Governor Pete Wilson appointed him to that position on January 25, 1996. On March 1, he was confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments and sworn in by the Governor. Justice Chin previously served as the Presiding Justice of the First District Court of Appeal, Division Three, in San Francisco beginning January 2, 1995. He was appointed to that position by Governor Pete Wilson on August 17, 1994, and in November 1994 was elected to a 12-year term. Previously he was an associate justice of that court, having been appointed to that position by former Governor George Deukmejian. Prior to that appointment, he served as a judge of the Alameda County Superior Court. Before his appointment to the bench, Justice Chin was a partner in an Oakland law firm, where he specialized in business and commercial litigation. More >>
 

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