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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Justice, District 2, Division 2 — California State Court of Appeals

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About this office

Judges in the higher courts get into office and stay in office in a different way than other elected officials. Judges for the Court of Appeals are appointed and then confirmed. Voters are asked to vote on whether to keep the judge after confirmation, and again after every twelve years.

Candidates

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Victoria M. Chavez

Justice, Second District Court of...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. to maintain a fair and impartial judiciary
  2. to follow and uphold the rule of law
  3. to assure equal access to justice
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Elwood Lui

Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal
Top 3 Priorities
  1. to assure equal access to our justice system
  2. to maintain a fair and impartial judiciary
  3. to follow and uphold the rule of law in reviewing...
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • to maintain a fair and impartial judiciary
  • to follow and uphold the rule of law
  • to assure equal access to justice

Experience

Experience

Profession:Justice, Second District Court of Appeal
Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 2 (2005–current)
Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court (1992–2005)
Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court (1988–1992)
Attorney, Pomerantz & Chavez (1979–1988)

Education

Loyola Law School Juris Doctor (1978)
University of San Francisco Bachelor of Arts (1975)

Who supports this candidate?

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Candidate Contact Info

Email Victoria.Chavez@jud.ca.gov
Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • to assure equal access to our justice system
  • to maintain a fair and impartial judiciary
  • to follow and uphold the rule of law in reviewing appeals to our court

Experience

Experience

Profession:Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal
Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Divisio, California Court of Appeal — Appointed position (2017–current)
Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Divisio, California Court of Appeal — Appointed position (2015–2017)
Partner, Jones Day Law Firm (1987–2015)
Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Divisio, California Court of Appeal — Elected position (1981–1987)
Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles Superior Court — Elected position (1980–1981)
Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court, Los Angeles Municipal Court — Appointed position (1975–1980)
Deputy Attorney General, State of California, Department of Justice (1969–1971)
Certified Public Acccountant, Delloite and Kenneth Leventhal and Company (1964–1969)

Education

University of California, Los Angeles J.D., Law Studies (1969)
University of California, Los Angeles M.B.A, Finance and Accounting (1964)
University of California, Los Angeles B.S., Accounting (1962)

Community Activities

Special Master of the State Bar Discplinary System, State Bar of California (2016–current)
Member, Medical Board of California, Medical Board of California (2013–2015)
Special Master of the State Bar Disciplinary System, State Bar of California (1998–2000)
Interim Director, Department of Children Services, County of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles (1990–1990)
Adjuct Professor of Business and Law, University of Southern California (1977–1987)

Candidate Contact Info

Email elwood.lui@jud.ca.gov

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