Gov. Jerry Brown today appointed Alameda Councilwoman and former Mayor Beverly Johnson as deputy director at the state Office of Administrative Law.
She has been a self-employed attorney since 2000; worked at the Law Offices of Susan Jeffries from 1995 to 2000; was an Alameda County deputy district attorney from 1994 to 1995; and was an attorney at the Law Offices of W. Lance Russum from 1985 to 1993. She holds a law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
This position requires Senate confirmation and the annual salary is $124,236.
The Office of Administrative Law ensures that state agency regulations are clear, necessary, legally valid, and available to the public; it reviews administrative regulations proposed by more than 200 state agencies for compliance with the standards set forth in California’s Administrative Procedure Act, transmits these regulations to the Secretary of State and publishes them in the California Code of Regulations.