Mayor 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, Mayor King currently serves as the president of the Board of Directors of the California Supreme Court Historical Society. She is also actively involved with the California State Bar, serving as a member of the State Bar’s Committee on Access to Justice and formerly serving on the State Bar’s 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.
Mayor King and her husband Steve Cox have lived in Palos Verdes Estates for over 15 years and are raising their three children here. Mayor 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.
Mayor King is committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life that Palos Verdes Estates residents enjoy.