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Top row, left to right: Carlo Abad of Jersey City; Stacey Boretz of Westfield; Bruce D. Buechler of West Orange; Rosalba L. Comas of Mountainside. Bottom row, left to right: Dara Govan of Plainfield; Michael A. Jimenez of North Bergen; Alvin Ricardo Little of Maplewood. Courtesy photos. Top row, left to right: Carlo Abad of Jersey City; Stacey Boretz of Westfield; Bruce Buechler of West Orange; Rosalba Comas of Mountainside. Bottom row, left to right: Dara Govan of Plainfield; Michael Jimenez of North Bergen; Alvin Ricardo Little of Maplewood. Courtesy photos

One of the most diverse nominee groups to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee, including Latinos, African Americans, one whose grandfather was a member of the Cherokee Nation, and a Filipino American, were unanimously confirmed for Superior Court judgeships Thursday.

Four of the 12 nominees were announced as the “Union County package” in late January by Gov. Phil Murphy: Rosalba Comas of Mountainside, Dara Govan of Plainfield, Paul Nieves of Garwood, and Daniel Roberts of Linden.

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Suzette Parmley

Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, Governor, Legislature. She also contributes to The Legal Intelligencer and law.com. Suzette joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer where she was a former Trenton Statehouse Correspondent and Business Reporter/Columnist. Awards: 1st Place for 2020 coverage of NJ Supreme Court; 2019 Specialized Writing Category, 5-time winner of the Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association. Graduate of the Fels Center of Government/University of Pennsylvania. Email: [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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