Ronald E. Albers

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Ronald E. Albers
Judge of the San Francisco County Superior Court
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 15, 2009
Appointed by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Personal details
Born (1949-05-01) May 1, 1949 (age 65)
Spouse(s) Colin Alexander
Alma mater Cornell College (B.A.)
University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)

Ronald E. Albers (born May 1, 1949) is a judge of the San Francisco County Superior Court.

Early life and education[edit]

Albers was born on May 1, 1949.[1] He received a B.A. degree from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa in 1971.[2][3] Albers then attended the University of Wisconsin Law School and earned his J.D. in 1974.[4]

Judicial service[edit]

A Democrat,[5] Albers was selected on June 11, 2009 to serve on the San Francisco County Superior Court by Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.[3] He was sworn in on June 15, 2009.[3]

Albers is the first openly gay judge appointed by Schwarzenegger[3] and is believed to be the first openly gay judge appointed by a Republican California governor.[2]

Personal[edit]

Albers married his long-time partner, Colin Alexander, on June 17, 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pam Smith, Judicial Profile: Ron Albers, The Recorder (May 6, 2003).
  2. ^ a b Alumni Profiles: Ronald Albers ’71, Cornell eReport, Volume 33, No. 1 (Fall 2009).
  3. ^ a b c d e Matthew S. Bajko, Gov appoints first openly gay judge, Bay Area Reporter (June 18, 2009).
  4. ^ Kate Moser, Ronald Albers, The Recorder (November 17, 2009).
  5. ^ New Superior Court judges named, San Francisco Examiner (June 12, 2009).