Alumnus Roger L. Lund (JD ’95) was recently appointed to a judgeship in the Ventura County Superior Court, and alumna Tricia A. Bigelow (JD ’86) was confirmed as Presiding Justice of Division Eight of the Second Appellate District.
Previously, Bigelow served as an associate justice for the Second District Court of Appeal since 2008. Prior to that, she was a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court from 1998 to 2008 and for the Los Angeles County Municipal Court from 1995 to 1998. Bigelow was a supervising deputy attorney general for the California Attorney General’s Office from 1989 to 1995 and deputy attorney general from 1986 to 1989.
She earned a BA from California State University, Fullerton, and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law. Bigelow fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Presiding Justice Candace Cooper.
Lund has served as a court commissioner for the Ventura County Superior Court since 2008. He was a principal and officer for the American Law Center from 2004 to 2008 and an associate then principal at the law offices of Gose, Lechman and Lund from 1995 to 2008. Lund earned a BA from Brigham Young University and a JD from Pepperdine University School of Law. He fills the vacancy created on July 1, 2008.
“It’s gratifying seeing our alumni taking on even greater positions of responsibility in their communities,” says Vice Dean Tim Perrin. “Justice Bigelow and Judge Lund are wonderful examples of Pepperdine alumni living lives of purpose, service, and leadership.”