PABA LA Board Member Julian Recaña Named to State Bench


Governor Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Julian C. Recana to the judgeship in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Recana is a long-time Pilipino American Bar Association (PABA) Los Angeles, board member.  He is also a second-generation Fil-Am judge – being the son of NAPABA Trailblazer Hon. Mel “Red” Recaña.  

Recana, 45, of Signal Hill, has served as a deputy district attorney at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office since 1999. He was a contract attorney at Early, Maslach, Price and Baukol in 1999. Recana earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He fills the vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position on July 1, 2014. Recana is a Democrat.

Congrats Julian!  

A snippet from the full press release can be found here.