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Los Angeles County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Judge-Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 131 Voter Information

Results as of Jul 2 1:59pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (5,190/5,190)
Candidates (Vote for 1)

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Maren Elizabeth Nelson Click here for more information about this candidate 613,376 votes 84.29%

  • Occupation: Judge of the Superior Court
  • Rated "Exceptionally Well Qualified" by the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Judge of the Superior Court, 2009-present
  • Commissioner, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2004-2009
  • Distinguished Jurist Award, 2008, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Southern California Chapter)
  • Attorney, Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1987-2004 (partner from 1990); Overton, Lyman & Prince, Associate, 1981-1987
  • J.D., University of Southern California, Order of the Coif, 1981; B.A., Occidental College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
  • To reach a fair result in every case, consistent with the law and the facts
  • To treat all participants equally, with respect and dignity
  • To issue reasoned, understandable decisions
Jim Garo Baklayan Click here for more information about this candidate 114,289 votes 15.71%
  • Occupation: Civil Litigation Attorney
  • Temporary Judge Program - Los Angeles County
  • Civil Litigation Practice over 13 years
  • CSUN, BA, 1990
  • ULV College of Law, JD, 1995
  • 2 College of Law Recognition Awards
  • 3 Los Angeles Superior Court Certificates of Appreciation
  • To help foster the notion that everyone can have their day in court
  • To promote the integrity and regain the respect in our judicial system
  • To be fair, honest, and impartial when applying the law

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Official Information
Meet and Learn About the
Judicial Candidates

Thursday May 20
time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
place: Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Bl., L.A. CA 90010
co-sponsors: LWV/L.A. County;
LWV Los Angeles; Southwestern Law School
special guests: Judith McConnell, Administrative Presiding Justice,
4th District Appellate Court, &
Val Zavala, Anchor, KCET's "SoCal Connected"
more info: 213-738-6625
RSVP (by 5/17):
or 213-738-6814
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