On Friday, Dec. 22, California Governor Jerry Brown announced the appointment of 33 superior court judges across the state — among them Susanville attorney Mark R. Nareau, 61, who was appointed to a judgeship in the Lassen County Superior Court.
According to the governor’s announcement, Nareau has been a sole practitioner since 1992. He served as Lassen County district attorney from 1991 to 1992. Nareau was a sole practitioner from 1988 to 1990, special prosecutor for the Lassen County Prison Prosecution Program from 1987 to 1998 and a sole practitioner from 1986 to 1987. He was a deputy district attorney at the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office from 1984 to 1986 and a sole practitioner from 1981 to 1984. Nareau earned Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the Western State University College of Law. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Michele Verderosa. Nareau is registered without party preference.