California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Stephen P. Acquisto and Michael G. Bowman to judgeships in the Sacramento County Superior Court. The announcement was made last week.
Acquisto, 45, of Sacramento, has been chief deputy legal affairs secretary in the Office of Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. since 2011. He served at the California Department of Justice as a supervising deputy attorney general from 2004 to 2010 and as a deputy attorney general from 2001 to 2004. Acquisto was an adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, from 2003 to 2005.