(WENY) -- Yesterday Governor Kathy Hochul delivered remarks in support of Judge Hector Lasalle.

Joined by democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries, elected leaders and community representatives, Hochul appointed Hector Lasalle as our next chief judge of New York State court of appeals. 

"I stand with an outstanding individual, who came up through the process to be my nominee with the highest court in the state. Hector LaSalle, our next Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals." 

Governor Hochul says despite the fact that there's not many role models, very few Latino judges out there quote "I want to show what can be."