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ENDORSED

by the

LA TIMES

&

LA DAILY NEWS

Rated

"EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-QUALIFIED"

by the

Los Angeles County Bar Association

 

ENDORSEMENTS

Newspaper Endorsements

Los Angeles Times

Metropolitan News Enterprise

By the Southern California News Group publications listed below:

Los Angeles Daily News

Press-Telegram

Daily Breeze

Pasadena Star News

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Judicial Endorsements

Los Angeles County Presiding Judge- Hon. Eric Taylor

Los Angeles County Assistant Presiding Judge- Samantha Jessner

Former Los Angeles County Presiding Judge -Kevin Brazile

Supervising Judge Civil Division- David Cowan

Supervising Judge Criminal Division- Sam Ohta

Supervising Judge North District- Lisa Chung

Supervising Judge Southeast District - Margaret Bernal

Supervising Judge East District - Sal Sirna

Supervising Judge Southwest District - Alan Honeycutt

Supervising Judge South District - James Otto

Supervising Judge South Central District - Connie Quinones

Supervising Judge West District - Bobbi Tillmon

Supervising Judge Northeast District - Robin Miller Sloan

Supervising Judge Northwest District - Virginia Keeny

Supervising Judge Probate - Brenda Penny

Supervising Judge Appellate Division - Patti Jo McKay

California Judges Association President - Rupert Byrdsong

    

Hon. Hayden Zacky

Hon. Andrew Cooper

Hon. David Walgren

Hon. Chris Estes

Hon. Kathleen Blanchard

Hon. Mike Jesic

Hon. Terry Bork

Hon. Richard  Kemalyan

Hon. Hector Guzman

Hon. Pamela Tamu Usher

Hon. Judith Meyer

Hon. Lloyd Nash (ret.)

Hon. James Brandlin (ret)

Hon. Paul Bacigalupo

Hon. Huey Cotton

Hon. Mitchell Beckloff

Hon. Maria Lucy Armendariz

Hon. Randolph Hammock

Hon. Greg Dohi

Hon. Ronald Coen

Hon. Charlaine Olmedo

Hon. Frank Tavelman

Hon. Michael Terrell

Hon. Roger Ito

Hon. Alison Matsumoto Estrada

Hon. Amy Carter

Hon. Jared Moses

Hon.Bernie LaForteza

Hon. Nicol Bershon

Hon. Mario Barrera

Hon  Manuel Almada

Hon.Carlos Chung

Hon. Laura Ellison

Hon. Thomas Sokolov

Hon. Chris Lui

Hon. Gary Tanaka

Hon. Renee Korn

Hon. Karla Kerlin

Hon. Gia Bosley

Hon. Tim Weiner

Hon. Tony Cho

Hon. Kelly Kelley

Hon. Lynn Hobbs

Hon. Scott Herin

Hon. Raul Sahagun

Hon. Olivia Rosales

Hon. Joseph Porras

Hon. Andrew Kim

Hon. Debra Cole-Hall

Hon. Maria Davalos

Hon. Lee Tsao

Hon. Ann Park

Hon. Lillian Vega Jacobs

Hon. Serena Murillo

Hon. Christian Gullon

Hon. Hilleri Merritt

Hon. Melvin Sandvig

Hon. Lawrence Riff

Hon. Michelle Short

Hon. Richard Kirschner

Hon. Stephen Pfahler

Hon. Natalie Stone

Hon. Kimberley Guillemet

Hon. David Berger

Hon. Michelle DeCasas

Hon. Jana Seng

Hon. Susan DeWitt

Hon. Susan Townsend

Hon. Daniel Crowley

Hon. Shannon Cooley

Hon. Esther Kim

Hon. Robert Chu

Hon. Ricardo Ocampo

Hon. Robert Perry (Ret.)

Hon. Kim Nguyen

Hon. Ana Maria Luna

Hon. Maria Puente Porras

Hon. David Rosen

Hon. Jonathan Rosenbloom

Hon. Michael Garcia

Hon. Mildred Escobedo

Hon. David Herriford

Hon. Norman Shapiro

Hon. Drew Edwards

Hon. Robert Vanderet

Hon. Stephen Marcus

Hon. Melissa Widdifield

Hon. William Sterling (Ret.)

Hon. Edmund Wilcox Clarke (Ret.)

Hon. Jose Sandoval (Ret.)

Hon. Rob Villeza

Hon. Robert Serna

Hon. David C. Brougham

Hon. Juan Carlos Dominguez

Hon. Peter A. Hernandez

Hon. Mike Camacho

Hon. Thomas C. Falls

Hon. Joe Brandolino

Hon. Darrell Mavis

Hon. Martin Herscovitz

Hon. Gary Micon

Hon. Maria Cavalluzzi

Hon. Michael Vicencia

Hon. Nicole Heeseman

Hon. David Sotelo

Hon. Teresa Magno

Hon. Benny Osorio (Ret.)

Hon. Michael Pastor

Hon. Eleanor Hunter

Hon. Henry J. Hall

Hon. Deborah Brazil

Hon. Shelly Torealba

Hon. Mark S. Arnold

Hon. Fred N. Wapner

Hon. Armenui A. Ashvanian

Hon. Miguel Espinoza

Hon. Patti Hunter

Hon. Lance Ito (Ret.)

Hon. Elaine Lu

Hon. Robert DuFour Sanchez

Hon. Lawrence Cho

Hon. Maurice A. Leiter

Hon. Steven J. Kleifield

Hon. Mark A. Juhas

Hon. Ralph C. Hofer

Hon. Michael C. Small

Hon. Abraham C. Meltzer

Hon. Stephen I. Goorvitch

Hon. Dennis J. Landin

Hon. Michael P. Vicencia

Hon. Amy P. Hogue

Hon. Lisa R. Washington

Hon. Nancy L. Newman

Hon. Michelle L. Kazadi

Hon. Zaven V. Sinanian

Hon. Rafael A. Ongkeko

Hon. Michael E. Whitaker

Hon. Alicia Y. Bianco

Hon. Gregory W. Alarcon

Hon. George F. Bird, Jr.

Hon. Rogelio Delgado

Hon. Monica Bachner

Hon. Lee R. Bogdanoff

Hon. James Otto

Hon. David S. Cunningham

Hon. Deborah L. Christian

Hon. Richard J. Burdge

Hon. Ian C. Fusselman

Hon. David Sotelo

Hon. Michelle Kim

Hon. Steven Ellis

Hon. Ruth Kwan

Hon. Julian Recana

Hon. Gregory Keosian

Hon. Lisa Sepe-Wiesenfeld

Hon. Marsha Revel

Hon. Carolina Lugo

Hon. Tammy Ryu

Hon. Lynn Olson

Hon. Karen Gauff

Hon. Laura Walton

Hon. Emily Spear

Hon. Michael Schultz

Hon. Hector Gutierrez

Hon. Kelvin Filer

Hon. John Lonergan

Hon. Sean Coen

Hon. Wendy Segall

Hon. Denise McLaughlin-Bennett

Hon. Pat Connolly

Hon. Joan Chrostek

Hon. Danette Gomez

Hon. Carol Najera

Hon. Diego H. Edber

Hon. Clifford Klein (Ret.)

Hon. Richard Stone (Ret.)

Hon. Shannon Knight

Hon. Sergio Tapia

Hon. Michelle Ahnn

Hon. Mel Recana

Hon. Scott Gordon (Ret.)

Hon. Victor Martinez

Hon. Bryant Y. Yang

Hon. Stacy Wiese

Hon. Michael Kelly

Hon. Michael Latin (Ret.)

Hon. Shellie Samuels

Hon. James Steele (Ret.)

Hon. Lisa Hart-Cole (Ret.)

Hon. David Stuart

Hon. Mary Ann Murphy

Hon. Dean Hansell

Hon. Lauren Birnstein

Hon. Gregg Marcus (Ret.)

Hon. Laura Seigle

Hon. Carol Elswick

Hon. Michael Amerian

Hon. Valerie Salkin

Hon. Michael D. Carter

Hon. Kristin Escalante

Hon. David Hizami

Hon. Firdaus Dordi

Hon. Brett Bianco

Hon. Dan Feldstern

Hon. Laura Priver
Hon. Sanjay Kumar
Hon. Rubiya Nur
Hon. Jon Takasugi
Hon. Michael Powell
Hon Ralph Hofer
Hon. Rene Gilbertson
Hon. Sherilyn Garnett

Hon. Yvette Verastegui

Hon. Timothy Patrick Dillon

Hon. Warren Kato

Hon. Danielle Gibbons

Hon. Mark Hanasono

Organization Endorsements

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

California Latino Judges Association

Association for Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriffs

Los Angeles Police Protective League

 
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A native of the San Fernando Valley, a highlight of Judge Gelfound’s career was being honored by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association as Judge of the Year.

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ABOUT ME

Putting My Experience
to Work

Judge David Gelfound has proudly served as a Superior Court Judge for the last 14 years. 

 

He is currently the Supervising Judge of the North Valley District, which includes much of the San Fernando Valley.  He supervises 27 judicial officers and handles felony matters involving defendants with mental health and or substance abuse issues. 

 

Judge Gelfound has presided over some of the most complex criminal cases in Los Angeles County, including murder, sexual assault and domestic violence. 

 

A respected member of the Judiciary, The San Fernando Valley Bar Association recognized David Gelfound as “Judge of the Year” in 2019.

David Gelfound has been endorsed for re-election by over 175 sitting and retired Superior Court Judges.   

 

Judge Gelfound is committed to community service, helping to establish the Teen Court program at Northridge Academy High School.  He also participates in a judicial mentor program which is designed to promote qualified and diverse candidates to apply for positions with the Superior Court.

 

David Gelfound was raised in the San Fernando Valley and attended local public schools before graduating from UCLA and Pepperdine Law School.     

 

Judge David Gelfound is committed to treating all parties who appear in his court with fairness, respect, and dignity.   

 

Re-Elect Judge David Gelfound