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The San Francisco Superior Court is plucking its newest commissioner from the city attorney’s office. Deputy City Attorney Geraldine Rosen-Park was chosen by a vote of the court’s judges July 1, and will start work Aug. 11, said Presiding Judge Donna Hitchens. Around the same time, the court will shift a couple of its judges to new courtrooms. Judge James Warren will replace retiring Judge David Garcia in one of the two law-and-motion departments Aug. 4, Hitchens said. And Judge Mary Morgan will move into felony trials, where Warren is now. Hitchens said she doesn’t know who will replace Morgan in Dept. 13, a misdemeanor trial courtroom. “With Garcia gone we’ll have two vacancies. So I’m hoping the governor will appoint someone,” she said. Rosen-Park will be assigned to a dependency courtroom in the unified family court, Hitchens said. “I’m familiar with this area of law because I used to be one of the deputy city attorneys who had the burden of proof in these types of proceedings,” said Rosen-Park, adding that she’s “looking forward to the challenges ahead.” The deputy has worked on the city attorney’s transportation team since 1999, but prior to that she was on the office’s family and children’s services team. She has “10-plus years of substantive experience in Welfare and Institutions Code dependency proceedings,” said Cheryl Martin, the superior court’s director of human resources. Rosen-Park joined the city attorney’s office in January 1987, about two years after graduating from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, said Alexis Truchan, special projects coordinator for the city attorney’s office. Rosen-Park was president for two years of the San Francisco Women Lawyers’ Alliance and spearheaded with that organization the opening of the court’s children’s waiting rooms, Truchan added. The new commissioner will make $118,555 a year, 85 percent of a judge’s salary and the same as all commissioners, Martin said. Rosen-Park is replacing Commissioner Marvin Friedman, who retired in June.

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