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New Ventura Superior Court commissioner named

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January 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The judges of the Ventura Superior Court have named JoAnn Johnson as the court's newest commissioner. Johnson assumes her new duties on January 11. She replaces Roger Lund, who was appointed to a judgeship in December. Johnson will hear cases having to do with family law, child support, and domestic violence. She has served as a supervising family law facilitator in the Ventura court since 2002.

Johnson also serves on several statewide committees, has owned her own law firm, and teaches at the Ventura and Santa Barbara Colleges of law. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Ventura College of Law and has a certificate in mediation from Pepperdine University.