Lawyer Becomes 1st Fil-Am Judge on Contra Costa County, Calif. Bench

 Judge Benjamin Reyes

Judge Benjamin Reyes

California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday appointed Benjamin Reyes to the Contra Costa County Superior Court. Reyes will be the first ever Filipino American Judge to serve on the Contra Costa County bench and the second Filipino American Judge to serve in the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties, reports Union City Patch.com