Latino Caucus Commends Appointment of Jorge Navarrette to Court Administrator and Clerk of the State Supreme Court
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today praised the California State Supreme Court for elevating Jorge Navarrette to Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court, the first Latino to serve in that position.
“Mr. Navarette immigrated to this country nearly thirty years ago to join the U.S. military,” Alejo said. “After five years of service he was honorably discharged and three years later he started as an assistant in the Supreme Court’s file room. Over the past 20 years he has worked his way up the ladder, demonstrating his capabilities every step of the way, most recently serving as Assistant Clerk Administrator. He becomes the 27th seventh Court Administrator and Clerk of the Supreme Court. Mr. Navarette is fulfilling the American Dream and demonstrating once again the contributions that immigrants continue to make to this great nation. Thank you, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, for recognizing Mr. Navarette’s outstanding competence to manage the state’s highest court.”
CONTACT: Andrew Bird / Andrew.Bird@asm.ca.gov / (916) 319-2030