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Los Angeles County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Maren Elizabeth Nelson

Candidate for
Judge-Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 131

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Judge of the Superior Court
  • Rated "Exceptionally Well Qualified" by the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Judge of the Superior Court, 2009-present
  • Commissioner, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2004-2009
  • Distinguished Jurist Award, 2008, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Southern California Chapter)
  • Attorney, Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1987-2004 (partner from 1990); Overton, Lyman & Prince, Associate, 1981-1987
  • J.D., University of Southern California, Order of the Coif, 1981; B.A., Occidental College, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
Top Priorities if Elected
  • To reach a fair result in every case, consistent with the law and the facts
  • To treat all participants equally, with respect and dignity
  • To issue reasoned, understandable decisions
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • District Attorney Steve Cooley
  • Sheriff Lee Baca
  • Over 100 Superior Court judges
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