5 Facts You Should Know To Make A Fully Informed Decision for Magisterial District Judge
If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that the individual elected to this role needs to be ethical, fair, and qualified to uphold the legal proceedings that they would oversee on a daily basis as magisterial district judge. The individual should be fully competent in the everyday duties of the role, and more specifically, the types of case law and hearings that frequently appear at the district court level. With that said, it is important for the public to understand the exhaustive qualification process that non-attorneys go through to be able to successfully assume the position. Pictured are the 5 facts that voters should know in order to make a fully informed decision for magisterial district judge this election.
Given these facts, to reduce a decision of who is ‘best’ for the role solely based on who has a law degree and who does not, would be an unjust oversimplification. While I am not in a position to tell you who is “best” for the role, as that is a personal opinion and this is a public decision that you as voters have the privilege to decide…I am in a position to say that I am confident that upon completion of the state’s certification program, I will be qualified to oversee the specific types of civil and criminal cases that appear at the magisterial level, in addition to bringing my integrity, humility, impartial mindset, dedicated work ethic, and demonstrated passion for serving the community to the table. This role is more than letters behind a name and degrees on paper - let’s treat it that way.