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Life after the Bench

Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 116

After a combined 69 years on the bench, Judges Patricia Doherty, John Kest, Jon Morgan, and Janet Thorpe retired from full-time service at the end of 2020. During their last weeks at the courts, Chief Judge Don Myers took the opportunity to sit down and interview each of them. Listen in as our retiring judges look back at their careers and explore what lies ahead.

 

In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Moderator and Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and will start his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Jon B. Morgan

Circuit Judge

Janet C. Thorpe

Circuit Judge

John Marshall Kest

Circuit Court Judge

Judge John Marshall Kest as served as a Circuit Judge since 2003. He currently serves in the Circuit Criminal Division in Orange County.

Patricia A. Doherty

Circuit Court Judge

Judge Doherty has served as a Circuit Judge since 2010. She currently serves as the Associate Administrative Judge in the Juvenile Division.