The Honorable Jennifer King is serving her first term on the City Council. She previously served on the Planning Commission and as Chair of the Parklands Committee. She has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Peninsula Education Foundation and the President of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of the Harbor Area and South Bay.
Outside her local community, Councilmember King currently serves as the President of the Los Angeles County Division of the League of California Cities and as a Board Member of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority. She has also been actively involved with the California State Bar, formerly serving as a member of the State Bar’s Committee on Access to Justice and Committee on Appellate Courts. She chaired the State Bar’s Appellate Law Advisory Commission, which administers the appellate specialization program. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Loyola Law School.
Councilmember King and her husband Steve Cox have lived in Palos Verdes Estates for almost 20 years and raised their three children here. Councilmember King received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Stanford Law School. She is a founding partner of an appellate law firm and is certified as a specialist in appellate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Councilmember King is committed to maintaining transparency, enhancing community engagement and preserving the quality of life that Palos Verdes Estates residents enjoy.