Governor Brown has announced his choice to fill a year-long vacancy on the California Supreme Court.
45-year-old Joshua Groban is currently a senior advisor to the Governor, overseeing the appointment of 600 judges in the state since 2011. Groban is also a lecturer at the UCLA School of Law.
The job pays 253-thousand dollars a year. The Governor's nomination must be submitted to the State Bar's Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation and confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments.