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Alameda County, CA March 5, 2002 Election
Superior Court Judge; County of Alameda; Office 5 Voter Information

Results as of Apr 2 8:55pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1137/1137)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Trina Thompson Stanley 66736 votes 37.4%

  • Occupation: Superior Court Commissioner
  • A.B. in Legal Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and graduated for UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1986
  • Became a member of the California State Bar in 1987 and the Northern District of California, U.S. District Court in 1990
  • Black Expo 2001 Excellence in Business Award: Finalist, Black Professional of the Year
  • Cleo Fellowship recipient, 1983 -1985
  • UC Berkeley Outstanding Leadership and Community Service Award, 1983
  • Black Alumni Achievment Award, 1983
  • Ethical, Equal and Fair Access to Justice
  • Civil and Criminal Experience
  • Marriage between the Court and the Community through Education
Lise Pearlman 41594 votes 23.3%
  • Occupation: Ethics Consultant, Mediator
  • Six Years of Judicial Experience at the State Bar Court
  • 13 Year of Civil Litigation Experience
  • Clerked for a California Supreme Court Justice
  • Appointed First Chair of the Oakland Public Ethics Commission
  • Involved with the Community through the Oakland Youth Chorus, the Oakland BobbySox Softball League and the McKinley Foundation
  • Assure Fair and Fast Access to Justice for All
  • Promote Judicial Involvement in the Community outside the Courtroom
  • Bring Civil Experience to the Bench
Jud Scott 39926 votes 22.4%
  • Occupation: Admiral/Bar President
  • Retired Naval Reserve Rear Admiral
  • President, Alameda County Bar Association, 2001
  • volunteer Judge Pro Tem for Alameda County Superior Court
  • Civil Trial Lawyer, 26 years
  • highest possible rating by his peers for legal skills and ethics
  • only currently practicing trial lawyer for this trial court position
  • Protecting innocent victims of crime and their families.
  • Being the best Superior Court trial court judge that I can be.
  • Outreach to the residents of Alameda County to bring people and organizations together to work with the Court to make our communties better.
Michael P. Goldstein 29938 votes 16.8%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Princeton University graduate, high honors, 1969
  • Stanford Law School graduate, 1973
  • Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, 1995
  • Experience in counseling and mediation
  • 27-year county resident
  • Father of two college-age daughters
  • Protecting our security, dignity, equality, and environment, whether threatened by criminals, corporations, employers, or even overzealous officers
  • Treating all parties with respect and decency, regardless of who seems right or wrong
  • Using advanced mediation techniques to resolve disputes appropriately and promote healing of relationships

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League of Women Voters' Candidates' Forum

  • Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 PM, Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland 94612
  • This forum was taped and will be broadcast on KTOP Cable Channel 10 in Oakland from 5:30 - 6:15 PM Saturday, March 2 and from 9 - 9:45 AM Tuesday, March 5.
  • Thursday, Feb.14 from 7:00 to 9:10 PM, at the Mastic Senior Center, 3195 Santa Clara, Alameda 94501
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 from 7:30 to 9:30 PM, at Harbor Community Center, 3195 McCartney Road on Bay Farm Island, Alameda 94501
  • The public is invited to attend and submit questions for the candidates.
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