Judges' Endorsements

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Current and Former Madera County Judges endorse Carol Moses for Madera County Superior Court


”Carol Moses is the most qualified person running for judge in Madera County this election.”

The Honorable Judge Joseph Soldani
Madera County Superior Court since 2010
Currently serves as presiding judge of the Madera County Superior Court
Formerly Madera County’s assistant district attorney and City Attorney for the City of Madera.


“Voting for Carol Moses is a no brainer. I’ve been a judge for twenty years. As a trial attorney for 14 years, I appeared before judges all over California. I represented clients in front of administrative law judges, state judges and federal judges. I know what it takes to be a judge. Carol Moses will be an outstanding judge.”

The Honorable Judge Charles A. Wieland
Madera County Superior Court since 1998 including serving as presiding judge.
Formerly president of the Madera County Bar Association, Foreperson of the Madera County Grand Jury, Chairman of the Board of the Madera Valley Water Company as well as a private practice attorney.


“Carol Moses will make an excellent judge. I look forward to her joining me as a judge of the Madera County Superior Court.”

The Honorable Judge James Oakley
Madera County Superior Court Judge since 2003
Served a term as presiding judge and currently presides over a court resolving civil litigation
Formerly Mayor of the City of Madera, assistant district attorney of Madera County, Justice court judge, and a private practice attorney


“Carol Moses is a well respected attorney who has the legal experience to best serve the people of Madera County. Please join me in voting for her.”

The Honorable Judge Tom Bender
Madera County Superior Court Judge since 1995 presiding over juvenile court proceedings
Former Police officer, FBI Agent and Madera County deputy district attorney


“Carol’s reputation as a trusted national park ranger, an ethical attorney, and someone who cares strongly about children, especially through her efforts to educate children about the Rule of Law on National Law Day, is well known. I support her campaign to become our next judge.”

The Honorable Judge Richard McMechan, retired
Former Justice court judge in eastern Madera County and a Superior Court judge in Mariposa
Also formerly a sergeant in the U. S. Army, a private attorney, and deputy district attorney.

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