New judge appointed to SLO court

November 18, 2015
Gayle Peron

Gayle Peron

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.

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In my experience, Gayle Peron was an excellent family law attorney and is a compassionate, fair judge. Family law is a difficult practice because of the contentious relationships between the parties. Even though she had a successful private practice, she showed up at the Courthouse before work to help unrepresented and poor clients prepare their paperwork (as the Family Law Facilitator) for nearly a decade. As a judge, she handles domestic violence and unrepresented clients that most wouldn’t have the patience for. She takes the time to explain matters to the parties and treats them with respect. She deserves the appointment and I congratulate her.

imagine how many lives she fkd over as a family law attorney. oh wow.

Worst attorney I ever had in a family law matter.

Congratulations, Judge Peron.