The San Diego Law Library is a special district government entity governed by an appointed volunteer Board of Trustees with complete oversight and authority for its budget, operations, staffing, and strategic planning. Our staff is led by the Director of Libraries, who plans policy, strategy and programming and guides the Board in its decision-making.  The Board meets regularly every month. Visit our Board Meetings and Agenda Packets/Minutes pages for more information.

Mara Elliott, Esq., President
San Diego City Attorney

Term start date: January 1, 2018
Term end date: December 31, 2020

Carla DiMare, Esq., Vice President
Law Office of Carla DiMare

Term start date: January 1, 2019
Term end date: December 31, 2021

Jeffrey D. Cawdrey, Esq., Secretary
Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP

Term start date: January 1, 2019
Term end date: December 31, 2021

Lorena Slomanson, Esq., Treasurer
Legal Aid Society of San Diego

Term start date: January 1, 2020
Term end date: December 31, 2022

Honorable David M. Gill

Hon. David M. Gill
Superior Court Judge

Term start date: January 1, 2019
Term end date: December 31, 2021

Hon. Julia Craig Kelety
Superior Court Judge

Term start date: January 1, 2019
Term end date: December 31, 2021

Hon. Desirèe Bruce-Lyle
Superior Court Judge

Term start date: January 1, 2020
Term end date: December 31, 2023

Hon. Rachel Cano
Superior Court Judge

Term start date: April 1, 2020
Term end date: December 31, 2022

Hon. Maryann D’Addezio
Superior Court Judge

Term start date: November 1, 2020
Term end date: December 31, 2021

John W. Adkins, Assistant Secretary
Ex Officio, Director of Libraries

San Diego County Public Law Library