Nov. 6, 2018: Carin T. Fujisaki was appointed as a California Court of Appeal Judge for Division Three, First District, by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, October 26, 2018. Fujisaki, 59, Walnut Creek Democrat, was most recently the Principal Attorney for the California State Supreme Court Chief Justice since 2015. She was previously a Judicial Staff Attorney at that office from 1991 to 2014 and a Staff Attorney in 1990 and 1991. She was previously an associate at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canaday, Robertson and Falk from 1986 to 1990, and a Research Attorney at the San Francisco County Superior Court in 1985 and 1986. Fujisaki received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.