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California State Court of AppealsCandidate for Justice, District 1, Division 5

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Barbara Jones

Presiding Justice
1,267,452 votes (82.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Decide cases fairly and promptly
  • Treat all persons equally
  • Uphold the rule of law



Profession:Presiding Justice
Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, First District, Division 5 — Appointed position (1998–current)
Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, First District, Division 5 — Appointed position (1996–1998)
Trial Judge, San Francisco Superior Court — Appointed position (1992–1996)
Attorney, Private law practice in Northern California for over 16 years (1975–1992)


University of San Francisco, School of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1974)
Duke University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (1965)

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Member, California Supreme Court Advisory Committe on the Code of Judicial Ethics (1995–current)

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