A deputy district attorney and a Long Beach lawyer have been appointed judges of the Long Beach Municipal Court by Gov. George Deukmejian.
Arthur Jean Jr., a deputy district attorney in charge of gang prosecutions in Compton, will replace Judge William Winston, who was elevated to the Los Angeles Superior Court. Michael G. Nott, a partner in the Long Beach law firm Vandenberg, Nott, Conway & Newell since 1969, will fill a newly created position on the municipal bench.
Jean, 41, has been with the district attorney's office since 1972. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School, he has been a trial prosecutor and headed the district attorney's Long Beach juvenile operation.
Nott, 44, who practiced business and personal injury law, is a graduate of Occidental College and the USC School of Law.
Jean and Nott will earn annual salaries of $66,449.