Stephanie M. Bowick
LAUSD Attorney Appointed L.A. County Superior Court Judgeship Stephanie M. Bowick, an Assistant General Counsel for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), has accepted a judicial appointment in the Los Angeles County Superior Court by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger."I want to congratulate Ms. Bowick on her appointment. This is a tremendous honor and I join everyone in the District in wishing her all the best in her new career," said LAUSD Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines. "I also want to thank her for her years of dedicated service and commitment to the staff and students of this District.""I'm thrilled about Stephanie's appointment to the bench," said LAUSD General Counsel Bobbie Fesler. "While this is a big loss to the Office of General Counsel and the LAUSD, the residents of Los Angeles County will benefit from the services of a talented and experienced woman who will bring her high standards of integrity and dedication to her new role."Bowick joined the LAUSD as an Assistant General Counsel in 2001. During her tenure, she managed a variety of assignments involving special education and human resources matters, advised the Office of the Inspector General on sensitive investigations, successfully argued before the Court of Appeals on an employment litigation matter that substantially protected the District's interest, and much more.Prior to joining the LAUSD, Bowick served as a Deputy City Attorney for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office in 2001, the San Francisco City Attorney's Office from 1998-2001, and the San Diego City Attorney's Office from 1990-1993. Earlier in her career, she worked for various law firms. She is filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Joe W. Hilberman. Bowick earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Howard University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.