The HBA congratulates Sheila O. Recio on her appointment to a judgeship in the Orange County Superior Court. The HBA Judicial Evaluation Committee interviewed Ms. Recio and the Board endorsed her application for appointment. We are delighted that the Governor saw what we did: a committed and dedicated judicial officer. We wish the soon-to-be Judge Recio the very best as she embarks on this new journey.
From the Governor's press release:
Sheila O. Recio, 46, of Long Beach, has served as a commissioner at the Orange County Superior Court since 2016. She served in several positions at the Orange County Superior Court from 2005 to 2016, including deputy general counsel, senior research attorney and counsel to the presiding judge. She was an associate at Morrison and Foerster from 2000 to 2005 and a research attorney at the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 1998 to 2000. Recio earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Thierry P. Colaw. Recio is a Democrat.