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Abby Baron for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
Ms. Baron is a child molestation prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases involving the sexual abuse of children, homicide, rape, family violence, elder abuse, and stalking.

In her 13-year career for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Baron has been recognized by her peers, supervisors, and the media for her empathy, victim advocacy, and public service.

Ms. Baron’s commitment to the people of Los Angeles County – as well as her strong principles of justice and advocacy – fueled her decision to run for office. As a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles County, Ms. Baron will continue to represent people fairly, ethically and with compassion.

In an office known for complex prosecutions, Ms. Baron stands out for her achievement in People v. Sanchez, a case in which a man molested eight girls throughout California. Ms. Baron secured justice for the unspeakable acts that spanned almost 30 years, and rightfully earned the honor of Deputy District Attorney of the Month from the Los Angeles County Association of Deputy District Attorneys.

Community Involvement

Ms. Baron regularly volunteers her time in community service, such as her involvement with Project LEAD and Crime Survivors.

In Project LEAD, she teaches students practical skills for conflict resolution and fosters lifelong respect for education.

Project LEAD

Ms. Baron is a Council Member for Crime Survivors. She assists this organization in helping those who have been victimized and need resources so they can find safety and healing.

Crime Survivors

Abby Baron for Judge

Ms. Baron volunteered her time with the Howard League for Penal Reform in Hackney, London, England. While working with this non-profit organization, Ms. Baron spent time in Coldingly Prison with inmates who were taught graphic design skills and were paid market wage. When the prisoners finished their term, they possessed a free-lance skill and the money they had earned to help them begin their new careers. While with the Howard League for Penal Reform, Ms. Baron also helped fight for women’s and children’s rights and representation in the British legal system.

Howard League for Penal Reform

Endorsements

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Ms. Baron is a clear choice: serious about justice, and unrelenting in the pursuit of truth. Her integrity alone would make her an excellent Los Angeles Superior Court Judge.

Honorable Amy N. Carter
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Site Judge, Torrance Courthouse

Maria Lucy Armendariz
Amy N. Carter
Alfred A. Coletta
Pat Connolly
Shannon K. Cooley
Miguel Espinoza
Kelvin D. Filer
Christopher J. Frisco
Danielle R.A. Gibbons

Hector E. Gutierrez
Lynne M. Hobbs
Clay H. Jacke II
Kelly M. Kelley
Lana S. Kim
Teresa P. Magno
Teresa P. Magno
Adan Montalban
Edward B. Moreton, Jr.
Lynne D. Olson

Sherry Powell
Julian C. Recana
Tammy Chung Ryu
William L. Sadler
Michael Shultz
Emily T. Spear
Teresa Sullivan
Yvette Verastegui
Joel M. Wallenstein

In The News

Special Victims Cases

Ms. Baron was honored by being invited to present to the Domestic Violence Death Review Board for the case of People v. Juan Rodriguez as well as the case of People v Luis Villanueva, and the Child Homicide Review Board for the case of People v Rodrigo Hernandez. During these meetings, all disciplines’ perspectives are discussed to find what factors should have been noticed earlier, what the community and organizations can do to help prevent these types of crimes from happening with outreach, and what can be learned to help individuals in the future.
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Judge Tammy Chung Ryu

[Ms. Baron has the] extraordinary ability to make everyone around her feel respected and comfortable. [She is able] to encourage and empower victims of traumatic child abuse to testify… with courage and openness. She possesses this unique character and skill, which I have not seen in any other attorney in my almost twenty years on the bench.

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