Gov. Brown appoints three women as San Diego County Superior Court judges

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday announced the appointments of three women as San Diego County Superior Court judges: a litigator, a prosecutor and a public defender.

Truc T. Do, Marcella O. McLaughlin and Saba Sheibani, all San Diego residents, will fill vacancies created by judges retiring or being promoted to higher courts.

Do, 46, has been a partner at Jones Day since 2014, focusing on business litigation, white-collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations, according to the firm. She served for a decade as a deputy district attorney in Los Angeles County, where she prosecuted 77 jury trials, according to Jones Day. Do has a degree from Stanford Law School and a bachelor’s degree from UCLA.

McLaughlin, 47, has served as a deputy district attorney in San Diego County since 2005. She previously worked as a deputy city attorney in San Diego. She has a degree from the California Western School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego.

Sheibani, 39, has been an assistant supervising attorney at the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office since 2016. She has worked in the office since 2004. She has a degree from UC Hastings College of the Law and a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley.

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