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NASABA member Halim Dhanidina – first American-Muslim judge ever appointed in California –

May 21, 2012

Hon. Halim Dhanidina

NASABA congratulates Mr. Dhanidina and recognizes and supports Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on the appointments of Debra A. Cole, Halim Dhanidina, Peter A. Hernandez, Bruce G. Iwasaki, H. Clay Jacke II, Virginia Keeny, David B. Walgren and Jeffrey K. Winikow to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Halim Dhanidina, 39, of Los Angeles, has served as a deputy district attorney in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office since 1998. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pomona College. He fills the vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position. Dhanidina is a Democrat. According to the Muslim Public Affairs Council, Dhanidina will be the first American-Muslim judge ever appointed in California.

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  1. febryan permalink
    June 12, 2012 11:17 pm

    congrats brother

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