General Election: November 4, 2014

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Clark County Superior Court

Position Five

Bernard VeljacicLegal/Judicial Experience: 26 years as an attorney, focusing on family, criminal, real estate and business law. I have handled a number of criminal cases including major crimes, drug crimes, sex crimes and domestic violence crimes. My family law practice involves various legal cases related to children, parent and family law issues.

Other Professional Experience: President of the Clark County Bar Association, Board of Trustees for the Volunteer Lawyers Program

Education: Southwestern University School of Law; University of Southern California

Community Service: Rotary Club of Vancouver, Clark County Youth Football, Cascade Little League, Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program, Clark County Mock Trial Program

Statement: This is one of the few times that the citizens of Clark County have an opportunity to elect their Superior Court Judge rather than have their judge appointed for them by Olympia. As a long-time Clark County resident, who has raised 4 children in our community, it is an honor to run for this position.

I am a past president of the Clark County Bar Association, practicing law for 26 years with a focus on family, criminal, real estate and business law. This last April, the Clark County Bar gave me the highest marks for legal ability, legal temperament, integrity and relevant legal experience for the position of judge.

I have conducted numerous family law clinics for those less fortunate individuals in our community. I have coached little league baseball, and served as the president of Cascade Little League. I have also been a coach in the Clark County Youth Football program. As a member of the Rotary Club of Vancouver, I have been active in a number of community activities including the Festival of Trees.

I believe that the citizens of Clark County, rather than politicians, can decide which candidate will best serve this community. Your vote is appreciated.

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Opponent: Bernard Veljacic
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