Vilma Martinez to Argentina

The trickle of local Obama supporters receiving appointments as ambassadors is not quite a flood yet, but it's reached stream status. The latest is Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Vilma S. Martinez, the former president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. She has been nominated to be envoy to Argentina. "More or less an icon in the civil rights community," says MALDEF board member Kevin Johnson, dean of the UC Davis School of Law, in today's Daily Journal.

Previously: Charles Rivkin to France, Nicole Avant expected to go to the Bahamas.


More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
Recent Politics stories on LA Observed:
Balboa Island has to decide if it believes in global warming
Kumar vs Smith: the political power in a name
LAPD, Trutanich add more muscle around USC
Hollywood Reporter gets political
Morning Buzz: Wednesday 4.25.12

New at LA Observed
Follow us on Twitter

On the Media Page
Go to Media
On the Politics Page
Go to Politics

LA Biz Observed
Arts and culture

Sign up for daily email from LA Observed

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


Advertisement
LA Observed on Twitter and Facebook