Carol Moses will be talking about why she is running for Madera County Judge and speaking about the office she is seeking to fill at 6:30 p.m., April 17, at the Oakhurst Grill & the Whiskey 41 Lounge (formerly Yosemite Gateway Restaurant) during a Mountain Area Conservative Forum meeting.
Moses is running for Madera County Superior Court Judge Seat No. 2, the seat that is currently held by the Honorable Charles Wieland, who is retiring this summer.
Judge Wieland has endorsed Moses as have retired Madera County Sheriff John Anderson, the Madera County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and the Madera Police Officers’ Association.
She worked for the Yosemite Park and Curry Co. for two years before she began her first career as a National Park Service Protection Ranger. Her duties included law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medical services and resources management.
She obtained her Juris Doctorate from San Joaquin College of Law.
She began practicing law in 1993 and opened her own practice in 2000.
She serves on the board for the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
She will also discuss Law Day Yosemite which she has co-chaired or chaired since the event was was devised six years ago.
President Eisenhower made it a celebratory day for the nation, to be celebrated on May 1 each year. This year’s celebration will be at 10 a.m., May 4, at the Half Dome Amphitheater.
The event brings 300-400 8th grade students to Yosemite to meet federal judges and to learn about an aspect of the Rule of Law.
Madera attorney Brian Austin is also running for the position.