Public Defender Named Court Commissioner

From Times Staff Reports

A longtime deputy public defender has been named commissioner for Ventura County Superior Court.

Douglas W. Daily, 52, will fill the vacancy created this week with the promotion of William Liebmann to the bench.

Daily, a graduate of USC and Loyola Law School, has been a county public defender since 1980 and handled a wide range of criminal cases as well as juvenile dependency, mental health and child support matters.

Commissioners are selected by Superior Court judges.