April 14, 2010 > Desautels appointed to Alameda County Superior Court
Desautels appointed to Alameda County Superior Court
Submitted By Aaron McLear
On April 8, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the appointment of Tara M. Desautels to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court.
Desautels, 38, of San Francisco, has served Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman as a senior associate since 2005. Previously, she served the Alameda County District Attorney's Office as a deputy district attorney from 1997 to 2005. Desautels earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University.
She fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Barbara J. Miller. Desautels is a Democrat. The compensation for this position is $178,789.