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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Joyce L. Kennard

Candidate for
California State Supreme Court

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Biographical Highlights

  • Associate Justice, California Supreme Court, 1989-present
  • Associate Justice, State Court of Appeal, Second District (Los Angeles), 1988-1989
  • Trial Judge, 1986-1988
  • Senior Staff Attorney, State Court of Appeal, Second District (Los Angeles), 1979-1986
  • Deputy Attorney General, 1975-1979
  • J.D. and M.P.A., University of Southern California, 1974
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, University of Southern California, 1971 (attended college while working 20 hours a week as a secretary)
  • Born in Indonesia, grew up in Dutch New Guinea and The Netherlands, emigrated to the United States in 1961 at the age of 20, became a United States citizen in 1967

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