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Los Angeles County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Andrea C. Thompson

Candidate for
Judge of the Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 65

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Child Molestation Prosecutor
  • Deputy District Attorney for over 27 years trusted with the most serious cases including sexual assault, domestic violence, and complex homicides.
  • Handled approximately 400 court trials, jury trials, civll trials, and juvenile adjudications, including over 80 jury trials
  • Currently Deputy-in-Charge at Stuart House, part of the Rape Treatment Center, leading a team of five attorneys prosecuting child molestation cases.
  • Praised by LA Times for first-rate courtroom skills, fair and impartial treatment of victims and witnesses, and committment to determining the truth.
  • J.D. McGeorge School of Law, B.A. University of South Dakota, Phi Beta Kappa, Majors: Criminal Justice, Spanish & French, fluent in Spanish.
  • Instructor at the Forensic Science Academy training other attorneys on the use of DNA evidence in criminal prosecutions.
Top Priorities if Elected
  • I support equal judicial access for all.
  • I will apply the law in a fair and unbiased manner, based on an expert knowledge of the law and guided by integrity, character, and common sense.
  • I will enforce and uphold the law, ensuring public safety and protecting the rights of both victims and the accused.
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and District Attorney Steve Cooley
  • Los Angeles Times, Pasadena Star-News, Met News, and The Jewish Life
  • Rated "WELL QUALIFIED" by the Los Angeles County Bar Association
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