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Janene Beronio profile

By From page A3 | May 21, 2014

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Janene Beronio. Courtesy photo

Janene Beronio

Current job: Yolo Superior Court commissioner
Age: 63
Residence: Rural Solano County, near Winters
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Loma Linda University, 1971; juris doctor, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1978
Experience: Staff attorney, SEARCH Group Inc., 1978-80; Yolo County deputy district attorney (including supervision of Davis and Broderick branch offices), 1980-89; Yolo Superior Court commissioner (judge-appointed position) handling arraignment, pretrial, juvenile, civil and traffic calendars, 1989-present
Why running: “I will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to this judicial position. I am uniquely qualified because I have spent the past 34 years actually working in Yolo County courtrooms. I am intimately familiar with Yolo County and the Yolo Superior Court. Because of my comprehensive courtroom experience, Yolo County voters can be sure that as a judge, I will be fair, impartial, efficient and open-minded.”
Judicial philosophy: “My judicial philosophy is that we need to listen, rule on the facts and the law, make everyone comfortable in the courtroom so they can express their views, be fair and impartial, and give everyone a chance to be heard.”
Additional skills/experience: Instrumental in restructuring of misdemeanor calendar to reduce case backlogs; has served as mentor to newly appointed judges.
Endorsements (partial list): All sitting Yolo Superior Court judges, Yolo County Bar Association, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto, Davis, UC Davis, Woodland, Winters and West Sacramento police officers associations; Yolo County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, Yolo County Probation Association, Davis Professional Firefighters Local 3494, California Association of Highway Patrolmen, The Davis Enterprise, Davis City Councilwoman Rochelle Swanson, Davis School Board President Gina Daleiden, Yolo County Supervisors Duane Chamberlain and Oscar Villegas
Family: Husband Robert Beronio, retired law-enforcement officer
Website: www.janeneforjudge.com

Lauren Keene

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