New judge appointed to SLO court
November 18, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown has placed a new judge on the bench in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
Gayle L. Peron, 60, will become a judge after having served as a commissioner in San Luis Obispo since 2006. Commissioners share many of the same duties as judges, but they typically preside over cases of infractions and small claims.
Prior to serving as a commissioner, Peron worked as a family law facilitator from 1998 to 2006. She held a private law practice from 1984 to 2006 and was an associate at Stuart and Shaw Inc. from 1979 to 1984. Peron has a law degree from Pepperdine University.
Peron will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Earle J. Burke. She will will receive a salary of $189,041.
Peron is a Democrat, according to a governor’s office news release.