Interim Court Executive Officer Appointment

Presiding Judge Michael D. Coughlan, with the concurrence of the executive committee of Judges, appointed Mrs. Stephanie Bohrer as interim Court Executive Officer for the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin.  This appointment is effective on Monday, May 15, 2023.

Mrs. Bohrer’s appointment is to replace Brandon E. Riley, who is leaving to become the Court Executive Officer of the San Francisco Superior Court.

Mrs. Bohrer has been the Assistant Court Executive Officer (ACEO) for three years. She directs court operations, including the clerk’s offices, courtroom operations, interpreter and jury services, and self-help. She is also the Court’s chief labor negotiator and the public information officer.

Bohrer has served the San Joaquin Superior Court for 18 years. Before becoming ACEO, she was the Human Resources Manager, responsible for the human resource needs of 340 employees and subordinate judicial officers. Her work resulted in technological innovations, policy development, successive collective bargaining agreements, and various court services.

From 2005 to 2015, Ms. Bohrer worked as a Management Analyst for the Court. She served as the Court’s Public Information Officer, supervised jury operations, managed the civil mediation program, and was the case coordinator for the Unified Family Court.

Mrs. Bohrer holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Sociology from the University of California, Davis. She also earned a certificate in Judicial Administration from California State University, Sacramento.

Presiding Judge Coughlan had this to say, “Brandon was an outstanding CEO.  I wish him continued success in his new role as CEO of the San Francisco Superior Court. There is no one more capable or qualified than Stephanie, and I am confident she will do an excellent job.”

The outgoing CEO, Mr. Riley, said “I am confident in Ms. Bohrer’s abilities. She is revered positively among her peers and subordinates, and I’m sure she will continue to be a valued resource to the Court.”