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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

Judge, Office 2 — Marin County Superior Court

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Superior court judges preside over trial court cases, both civil and criminal. They hear witnesses' testimony and other evidence and decide cases by applying the law to the relevant facts.
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Sheila Lichtblau

Deputy County Counsel, County of...
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  1. To ensure that everyone has an equal voice in the...
  2. To keep Marin safe
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Michael Coffino

Deputy Public Defender
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  1. Provide a neutral forum for the resolution of legal...
  2. Treat all parties respectfully
  3. Run the courtroom efficiently
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Nicole Pantaleo

Marin County Deputy District Attorney,...
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  1. As a Judge I would bring Marin values to the bench:...
  2. I would be a judge that treats all sides with fairness,...
  3. We need an Alternative Justice Court for chronic inebriants...
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Thomas M. McCallister

Deputy District Attorney - Marin...
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  1. I will honor my sworn duty to be fair, ethical, and...
  2. I will continue to advance and improve the good work...
  3. I will try to bring a greater commitment to restorative...
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  1. Ensuring that the Court is equally accessible to all,...
  2. To expand the Court's collaborative justice programs,...
  3. Ensuring that everyone who appears in Court is treated...
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Nancy P. McCarthy

Civil Litigation Attorney
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  1. Cut Costs: You have to be a millionaire to go to Court,...
  2. Fairness:The Marin Court should institute public accounting...
  3. Transparency:The Court should stop the destruction...
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Otis Bruce

Deputy District Attorney, Marin County
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  1. Integrity — A Judge sits in a powerful place of influence...
  2. Community — For a Judge, there are always many directions...
  3. Justice — Justice does not simply begin and end in...
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Renee Marguerite Marcelle

Family Law attorney, Mediator, Collaborative...
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  1. Demystify the courts so litigants understand the power...
  2. Emphasize the importance of extended mediation training...
  3. Implement additional programs in all manners of practice...
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