The El Dorado Hills Democrat completed her second term in the state Assembly in November. She scrapped plans to move to Rancho Cordova to run for a third and final term in a seat created by the state's new political maps amid personal and financial issues stemming from her divorce proceedings. She worked as an associate at several law firms before running for office.
The new job comes with a big salary bump - Huber will make $178,789 as a judge, compared to the roughly $125,000 she took home in salary and per diem payments as a state legislator.
The Democratic governor announced today more than two dozen appointments to fill vacancies in courts across the state.
PHOTO CREDIT: Alyson Huber speaks at the October meeting of the Cordova Community Council at the Ranch Cordova City Hall on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008. Anne Chadwick Williams, Sacramento Bee.