Justice William Stein thought about retiring four years ago but decided to stick around because of a program that’ll leave him with a fatter wallet when he finally hangs up the robe.

The 67-year-old will be taking advantage of a California program — now in its eighth year — that provides bench veterans a healthy financial incentive to stay awhile longer. As a result, when Stein leaves San Francisco’s 1st District Court of Appeal at the end of August, he’ll take with him about an extra $160,000 in retirement funds.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]