Gonzalez Named Presiding Justice

, New York Law Journal

Governor David A. Paterson yesterday appointed Appellate Division, First Department, Justice Luis A. Gonzalez to head the 18-judge Manhattan-based court. Justice Gonzalez, 63, who was born in Puerto Rico, is the first Hispanic to have been appointed a presiding justice of the Appellate Division in the state's history. As required, Mr. Paterson selected Justice Gonzalez from a list of seven current First Department justices, all of whom had been forwarded to him after being found highly qualified by his screening panel.

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