Voter Information for David A. Cena
Santa Clara County, CA November 3, 1998 General
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David A. Cena

Candidate for
Judge of the Superior Court; Office 3

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Judge, Santa Clara County
  • Appointed Judge, Municipal Court, 1995 by Gov. Pete Wilson
  • Elected Judge, Municipal Court, 1996
  • 17 years civil trial experience, 1979-1995; Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Bondonno (1993-1995); Popelka, Allard, McCowan & Jones (1979-1993)
  • J.D. Degree, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA May 1978;Thurston Society
  • A.B. Degree, University of California, Davis, 1975; with honors
  • A.A. Degree, College of the Siskiyous, 1973
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Maintaining a judiciary free of special interest group influence.
  • Bringing my expertise in complex litigation typical of Silicon Valley to the Superior Court.
  • Utilizing rehabilitation and treatment in appropriate drug cases.
Key Endorsements
  • I am committed to a fair and impartial judiciary that is free from the influence of special interest groups or persons that litigate in Superior Court. For this reason, I am neither seeking nor accepting contributions or endorsements from attorneys, corporations, and/or special interest groups which may appear before me. Accepting such money or endorsements politicizes the office of judge and may undermine the independence and neutrality of the court.
Position Papers
Candidate Ballot Statement
I have the experience necessary to be an effective and fair Superior Court judge. I am not accepting money or endorsements from attorneys, corporations or special interest groups.
Campaign Contact Information
Phone: 408-997-7465
6853 Tunbridge Way
San Jose, CA 95120

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