Paula S. Rosenstein '86 (JD) Appointed to San Diego County Superior Court

Sacramento, Calif. (November 21, 2012) - California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of University of San Diego School of Law alumna Paula S. Rosenstein, '86 (JD), to fill a vacancy on the San Diego County Superior Court.

Rosenstein is a shareholder at Rosenstein Wilson and Dean PLC, where she has been an attorney since 1997, specializing in employment litigation. She was a sole practitioner from 1991 to 1997, an associate attorney at Rosenstein Shpall and Associates from 1987 to 1991, and an associate attorney at Richard D. Prochazka APC in 1987.

Rosenstein is a past-president of Lawyers Club of San Diego and continues to service on its equality and advisory committees. From 1993 to 1996, she was co-president of the Tom Homann LGBT Law Association. She currently sits as District Governor on the Board of Governors for California Women Lawyers.

She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Linda B. Quinn.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.