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Governor Brown Appoints Meyers Nave Principal Benjamin T. Reyes II to Contra Costa County Judgeship

Meyers Nave proudly shares the news that Governor Brown has announced his judicial appointments to fill Superior Court positions throughout California and he appointed Benjamin T. Reyes II as a new Superior Court Judge in Contra Costa County. Ben joined Meyers Nave as an Associate in 2001, became a Principal in 2005, and serves as Chair of the firm’s Public Contracts Practice Group. Ben recently served as City Attorney for the cities of Pinole and Union City. For more than 15 years, Ben provided Meyers Nave and our clients with great leadership, legal knowledge, and devotion to public service. Ben’s appointment to the Contra Costa County Superior Court bench is an outstanding accomplishment for Ben and a significant honor for Meyers Nave.

“I have enjoyed working with Ben from his early days at Meyers Nave and greatly appreciate his contributions to our firm, including tireless work ethic, dedication to providing the highest quality legal services to clients, excellent leadership and outstanding community involvement,” said David Skinner, Managing Principal of Meyers Nave. “I have had the great fortune to work with so many excellent lawyers at Meyers Nave and so many wonderful clients. I look forward to staying in touch with the people who became my family and the place I called home for so long,” said Ben.

The Governor’s press release is available here.  

Meyers Nave’s Diversity Committee Proudly Announces that Three Meyers Nave Principals Have Been Appointed to Judgeships in California

  • Benjamin T. Reyes II: In 2017, Governor Brown appointed Meyers Nave Principal Benjamin T. Reyes II as the first Filipino-American judge appointed to the Contra Costa County Superior Court. Judge Reyes also is only the second Filipino-American judge appointed to serve in the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties in 36 years.
  • Kimberly E. Colwell: In 2013, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Appointed Meyers Nave Principal Kim Colwell to the Alameda County Superior Court.
  • David S. Cunningham: In 2009, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Meyers Nave Principal David S. Cunningham III to the Los Angeles County Superior Court.