The Shasta County Superior court has announced the appointment of Daryl E. Kennedy as the court's Commissioner. Kennedy will fill the vacancy created with the appointment of Judge Gary G. Gibson as Superior Court Judge.
Kennedy was raised in Shasta County, where he attended Enterprise High School and Shasta College. He obtained an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and his law degree at Hastings College in San Francisco, graduating with cum laude honors from both universities.
Kennedy went into private practice with a large firm in San Francisco before returning to Redding, where he practiced law for many years. He has served as judge pro-tem and arbitrator since 1993. In 2001, he joined the Shasta County Superior Court as General Counsel. He will begin his new position within the next few weeks.