Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Tamara L. Wood to a judgeship in the Shasta County Superior Court.
Wood, 46, of Palo Cedro, has served as a commissioner at the Shasta County Superior Court since 2014, where she was general counsel from 2013 to 2014. Wood was a partner at Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter and Wood from 2011 to 2013 and an attorney at Reiner, Simpson and Slaughter from 2010 to 2011. She was a partner at Maire and Beasley from 2004 to 2010, where she as an associate from 1998 to 2004 and served as a deputy district attorney at the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office from 1997 to 1998. Wood earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Cal Northern School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Chico. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Bradley L. Boeckman. Wood is a Democrat.
The compensation for this position is $189,041.