Judge Yew was appointed by the Supreme Court as a CJEO member in May, 2019.  She has served on the Santa Clara County Superior Court since 2001, where her judicial assignments have included a variety of court settings, including presiding over a dependency drug treatment court and other collaborative problem-solving courts.  In 2010, the Supreme Court appointed Judge Yew to the Commission on Judicial Performance, where she served as a member until 2019, and as the commission’s chairperson from 2013 to 2016.  Judge Yew served as a member of the Judicial Council from 2009 to 2012, and she currently serves on the Council’s Advisory Committee on Providing Access and Fairness and the California Commission on Access to Justice.  Judge Yew has received a number of awards for her community service and work as a judge, including an Outstanding Jurist of the Year in 2016 from the Santa Clara County Bar Association and the 2017 Distinguished Service Award from the Judicial Council.


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