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State of California (Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma Counties) November 3, 1998 General

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 1 Division 2

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James R. Lambden 714,111 votes 74.6%

  • Occupation: Associate Justice
Ignazio John Ruvolo 692,941 votes 73.1%
  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • Associate Justice, First District Court of Appeal, Division Two, December 2, 1996- present
  • Judge, Contra Costa Superior Court, appointed Jan. 1994, elected June 1994-December 2, 1996
  • Attorney, Bronson Bronson & McKinnon, San Francisco and Walnut Creek, 1977-1994
  • Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (Honors Program), Washington, D.C., 1972-1977
  • J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) University of San Diego School of Law, 1972
  • B.A. Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1969
  • Apply the law as written fairly and impartially, while treating all those who come before the court with dignity and respect
  • Issue timely opinions which are well-researched, well-written, concise, and understandable
  • Continue to devote non-working time to the advancement of judicial and legal ethics

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