Markham Takes Oath As New Superior Court Judge

Judge J. David Markham took the oath as Lake County’s newest Superior Court judge on Friday. He took his seat on the bench during a ceremony on Friday. He was welcomed by other current Superior Court Judges, along with several retired judges, inlcuding the one he is suceeding, Judge Richard Martin, who retired in May. In December, Governor Jerry Brown announced that Markham was appointed to the vacated seat. On Friday, Martin said he was happy to have had Markham in his courtroom in the past, because he was a good attorney with a good work ethic, and who worked hard on every case.