Deputy Conflict Counsel Greg Elvine-Kreis, who had applied for Humboldt County Public Defender, did not get that position. He has moved on to greener pastures.
He will be a Humboldt County Superior Court Judge, effective June 2.
County of Humboldt Press Release (3:32 p.m.):
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Gregory J. Elvine-Kreis to a judgeship in the Humboldt County Superior Court.
Elvine-Kreis, 47, of Arcata, has been supervising attorney at the Humboldt County Public Defender’s Office since 2013, where he served as a deputy public defender from 2010 to 2013. He was an associate at the Law Offices of Mark Berg from 2003 to 2010. Elvine-Kreis earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Humboldt State University. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge W. Bruce Watson. Elvine-Kreis is a Democrat.
The compensation for this position is$191,612.