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Marin County Superior CourtCandidate for Judge, Office 2

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Sheila Lichtblau

Deputy County Counsel
60,513 votes (52.2%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • To ensure that everyone has an equal voice in the courtroom
  • To support access to seniors, educate our youth on the dangers of substance abuse and ensure cultural competency in the courtroom.
  • To strengthen and support restorative justice where appropriate.



Profession:Deputy County Counsel, County of Marin, Judge Pro Tem
Senior Deputy County Counsel, County of Marin (2006–current)
Partner, Associate, Wright, Robinson, Osthimer & Tatum (2000–2006)
Attorney, Department of Industrial Relations, Legal Unit, State of California (1999–2000)
Attorney, The Hawkins Center (Legal Rubicon Services) (1994–1999)


U.C. Hastings J.D. , Law Degree (1993)
UC Berkeley B.A., Political Science, French Literature (1989)

Community Activities

Judge Pro Tem Small Claims Division, Marin County Superior Court (2015–current)
Mediator, Panel US District Court, Northern District, ADR Panel US District Court, Northern District (2015–current)
President, Vice President, Association of Latino Marin Attorneys (2014–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Marin Independent Journal newspaper
  • Every endorsing Marin Superior Court Judge including retiring judge Faye D'Opal
  • I have the unanimous endorsement of all County of Marin Board of Supervisors.

Organizations (4)

  • Association of Latino Marin Attorneys
  • Marin County Women Lawyers
  • Marin Democratic Party
  • Marin County Democratic Party

Individuals (8)

  • Justice Maria Rivera, Court of Appeal, First District
  • Marin County Superior Court Richard Breiner (Ret.)
  • Marin County Superior Court Judge Mark Talamantes
  • Marin County Superior Court Judge Verna Adams
  • Marin County Superior Court Judge Roy Chernus
  • Marin County Superior Court Judge Beverly Wood
  • Marin County Superior Court Judge Geoff Howard
  • Justice Therese Stewart, Court of Appeal, First District

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