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Imperial, Inyo, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego Counties, CA November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Joan K. Irion

Candidate for
California State Court of Appeal; District 4; Division 1

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • B.A., UC Davis, 1974 with high honors; M.P.A., San Diego State University, 1976 with highest honors; J.D., UC Davis Law School, 1979
  • Associate Justice, 2003-2006; Judge, Superior Court, San Diego County, 2001-2003; law firm member and managing partner, 1979-2000
  • Vice-Chair, Judicial Council, Judicial Services Advisory Committee, 2005-2006; Officer, National Association of Women Judges, 2004-Present
  • Lecturer judicial ethics and education courses; Adjunct Professor or lecturer at numerous law schools, including University of San Diego
  • Rated "exceptionally well-qualified" for Associate Justice by Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation
  • Unanimously confirmed as Associate Justice at public hearing
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To faithfully adhere to the United States and California Constitutions and laws
  • To assure a process that is fair, expeditious and respects the dignity of all parties
  • To preserve and promote judicial ethics and integrity
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