Abby Baron

Key Facts

Party Nonpartisan
Status Challenger

Background

Abby Baron received a B.S in Political Science and Government and a J.D. from the Pepperdine University School of Law [4]. She has worked for the LA County District Attorney’s Office for 14 years and currently works as a child molestation prosecutor. She has experience prosecuting cases involving the sexual abuse of children, homicide, rape, family violence, elder abuse, and stalking, and has worked in construction defect law, insurance law, and international law. Baron volunteers with Project LEAD (Legal Enrichment and Decision Making) and previously volunteered with the Howard League for Penal Reform in London [2]. 

Key Issues

Criminal Justice

Baron wants to represent people fairly, ethically, and with compassion. She wants to make decisions in accordance with the law as an impartial judge [2].

Endorsements

Hon. Efrain M. Aceves; Hon. Maria Lucy Armendariz; Hon. Mark S. Arnold; Hon. Neetu S. Badhan-Smith; Hon. David A. Berger; Hon. Nicole C. Bershon; Hon. Terry A. Bork; Hon. James R. Brandlin (Ret.); Hon. Rupert A. Byrdsong; Hon. Amy N. Carter; Hon. Tony Cho; Hon. Sean D. Coen; Hon. Emily J. Cole; Hon. Alfred A. Coletta; Hon. Pat Connolly; Hon. Shannon K. Cooley; Hon. Andrew E. Cooper; Hon. Jennifer H. Cops; Hon. Maria Andrea Davalos; Hon. Christopher W. Dybwad; Hon. Laura Ellison; Hon. Miguel Espinoza; Hon. Kelvin D. Filer; Hon. Elden S. Fox (Ret.); Hon. Christopher J. Frisco; Hon. Karen Ackerson Gauff; Hon. Danielle R.A. Gibbons; Hon. Rene C. Gilbertson; Hon. Danette J. Gomez; Hon. Hector E. Gutierrez; Hon. Randolph M. Hammock; Hon. Lynne M. Hobbs; Hon. Altus W. Hudson; Hon. Clay H. Jacke II; Hon. Kelly M. Kelley; Hon. Karla D. Kerlin; Hon. Esther P. Kim; Hon. Shannon Knight; Hon. Lana S. Kim; Hon. George Gonzalez Lomeli; Hon. John J. Lonergan; Hon. Katherine Mader (Ret.); Hon. Teresa P. Magno; Hon. Scott T. Millington; Hon. Adan Montalba; Hon. Edward B. Moreton, Jr.; Hon. Carol J. Najera; Hon. Reginald Neal; Hon. Ricardo R. Ocampo; Hon. Lynn D. Olson; Hon. Sam Ohta; Hon. Joseph R. Porras; Hon. Sherry Powell; Hon. Julian C. Recana; Hon. Craig Richman; Hon. Tammy Chung Ryu; Hon. William L. Sadler; Hon. A. Veronica Sauceda; Hon. Keith L. Schwartz; Hon. Wendy Segell; Hon. Michael Shultz; Hon. Thomas R. Sokolov; Hon. Emily T. Spear; Hon. Kevin Stennis; Hon.Teresa Sullivan; Hon. Gary Y. Tanaka; Hon. Eric C. Taylor; Hon. Yvette Verastegui; Hon. Pamela Villanueva; Hon. Joel M. Wallenstein; Hon. Laura Walton; Hon. Mark E. Windham; The Los Angeles Times; Metropolitan News-Enterprise; International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12; IATSE Local B-192; SEIU Local 721; Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO; Congresswoman Maxine Waters; San Pedro Democratic Club; West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club; Young Leaders PAC; Steve Cooley, Former District Attorney LA County; Association of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs; Hawthorne Police Officers Association; Association of Deputy District Attorneys For Los Angeles County; Inglewood Police Officers Association; Torrance Police Officers Association; Crime Survivors PAC; Santa Monica Police Officers Association; Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association; Rodney G. Tanaka, City Council Member City of Gardenia; Brad Beach, Vice President of ABC Unified School District; LA County Deputy; Probation Officers’ Union AFSCME Local 685; Chuong Vo Mayor, Pro Tem City of Cerritos; Hans Liang, City Council Member, City of Monterey Park 

Sources

1 Ballotpedia

2 Official Website

3 Facebook

4 The State Bar of California

5 Voter’s Edge

6 Linkedin