Governor Brown Appoints Kelly Chong Mok to San Diego County Superior Court


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Kelly Chong Mok to a judgeship in the San Diego County Superior Court.

Mok, 48, of Carlsbad, has been assistant chief at the North County Branch of the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office since 2015, where she has served as a deputy district attorney since 1994. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine. Effective February 9, 2016, Mok will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge William C. Gentry, Jr. She is a Democrat.

The compensation for this position is $189,041.