Harry Dorfman, a prosecutor who has worked at the San Francisco District Attorney's Office for 28 years, is set to be a judge. Governor Jerry Brown appointed him on Tuesday to one of the open seats on the San Francisco Superior Court.
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Dorfman, who successfully prosecuted the Edwin Ramos case, has been the managing attorney for the office's homicide unit since 2010.
He won't be the only freshman at the Hall of Justice. Rochelle East, chief deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice, and Tracie Brown, an assistant U.S. attorney, were also appointed San Francisco Superior Court judges. The trio will replace retiring judges Judges Jerome Benson, Donna Little and Kevin McCarthy.More »