Iriarte has been practicing law for 15 years.
Guam – Governor Eddie Calvo has appointed Attorney Elyze McDonald Iriarte as his nominee for Superior Court of Guam judge.
The appointment comes a week after Superior Court Judge James Canto announced his resignation. His last day is on July 14. Canto says he is stepping down from the bench to relocate to the US mainland.
Read more from the governor’s office on Iriarte below.
Governor Eddie Baza Calvo is nominating Elyze McDonald Iriarte as a Superior Court of Guam judge.
“Elyze brings more than a decade of experience in private practice, handling the types of cases heard by our island’s Superior Court,” the Governor said. “Not only am I confident in her ability and her understanding of Guam’s laws, but in her love and compassion for our island and our people. I am pleased that she is willing to serve the people of Guam.”
Iriarte graduated from the law school of University of Southern California in 2001, where she was the articles editor for the Southern California Review of Law & Women’s Studies. She has practiced law for 15 years in private practice as an associate and partner of Carlsmith Ball LLP and most recently as a founding partner of Iriarte Camacho Calvo Law Group.