Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, Seat 97
Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge

[Sharon Ransom] is hands down the best in her field of three.

Los Angeles Times endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97

Meet Sharon

Sharon Ransom, a dedicated community leader, exceeds all qualifications for Superior Court Judge. With 18 years as a Deputy District Attorney and 17 years as a dispatcher for the LA County Sheriff’s Department, her life experience and commitment to community empowerment make her a powerful champion for all Los Angelinos.

Sharon’s focus on community empowerment diverges from traditional prosecution, specializing in the Los Angeles Court System’s mental health unit. This unit offers tailored support, assessment, and resources for individuals facing mental health challenges within the legal system, ensuring fair outcomes

Raised in South Central LA, her journey overcoming adversity, battling cancer, and pursuing a law degree speaks to her resilience. Sharon’s commitment to justice and community needs, showcased through volunteer work and trial experience, marks her as an outstanding choice for Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge. 

In an environment known for challenges, Sharon is known for fairness and integrity, strengthening the community.

 

Endorsements

Los Angeles Times endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
Metropolitan News Enterprise Endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
Los Angeles County Democratic Party Endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
LA Federation of Labor Endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
DC36 Endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
SEIU Local 721 endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 721
IBEW Local 11 endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office 97
IATSE B-192 endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
UFCW 770 endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office 97
Citizens for Accountable Leadership Endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
West Hollywood Beverly Hills Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 97
Santa Clarita Democrats endorse Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge seat 97
Los Angeles African American Women PAC endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
Pacific Palisades Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
National Women's Political Caucus endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 97
Long Beach Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office Number 97
Antelope Valley Democrats endorse Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge office 97
The Mexican American Bar Association endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge office number 97
East Area Progressive Democrats Endorsed Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
Beach Cities Democrats endorse Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
Torrance Democrats endorse Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
Palos Verdes Democrats endorse Sharon Ransom for Los ANgeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
Santa Monica Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge
West L.A. Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge seat 97
Thrive LA endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge office 97
Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97
Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office 97
Los Angeles Police Protective League endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office 97
Los Angeles Association of Deputy District Attorneys endorses Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Office 97
Long Beach Police Officers Association Endorses Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Office 97

Judicial Endorsements

Judge Lucy Armendariz

Judge Paul Bacigalupo

Judge Abby Baron

Judge James Bianco

Judge Leslie Brown

Judge Maria Cavalluzzi

Judge Pamela Dansby

Judge Andrea Davalos

Judge Troy Davis

Judge Gregory Dohi

Judge Robert DuFour

Judge Elden Fox (retired)

Judge Carol Elswick

Judge Christopher Frisco

Judge Karen Ackerson Gauff

Judge Melissa Hammond

Judge Patrick Hare

Judge Martin Herscovitz

Judge Ronald Kaye

Judge Melissa Lyons

Judge Teresa Magno

Judge Adan Montalban

Judge Wendy Seagal

Judge Kevin Stennis

Judge Patricia J. Titus

Judge Craig Veals

Judge John Weller

Judge Lowynn Young

Non-Judicial Endorsements

Dr. Elizabeth Ahn, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Rodrick Armalin, Lancaster Chief of Police
Steven Bradford, State Senator
Alain Browning, Defense Attorney
Jacob Glucksman, Defense Attorney
Damon Hobdy, Defense Attorney
Tina Hooks, Deputy District Attorney
Joseph Markus, Defense Attorney
Hugo M. Rojas II, Board of Education President of Centinela Valley Union High School District

Testimonials

I enthusiastically endorse Sharon Ransom in her bid to become a judge. Through years of dedication to our legal system, Sharon has established herself as a leading example of fairness, hard work, and principled concern for others and her community. Sharon is a problem solver and listener who genuinely wants to help others and seek justice for all… I have seen firsthand her command of a courtroom, professional approach to every case, and overall kind and caring demeanor. I would be honored to appear before the Honorable Sharon Ransom.

Jacob Glucksman,The Law Offices of Jacob Glucksman

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I endorse Ms. Ransom’s candidacy for L.A. Superior Court Judge. I have known Ms. Ransom through working with forensics in the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.

In a courtroom, Ms. Ransom is always fair in her arguments, the presentation of facts, and evidence for her stance. She thoroughly prepares for each of her cases, and still spares time to spend with the victims, hear from their families, and help their community feel safer.

–Elizabeth Soyeon Ahn, MD, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

Sharon Ransom is an excellent candidate for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge. She is guided by principles of ethics, fairness, justice, and Integrity and treats everyone with respect and dignity regardless of their background. As a native of South Central Los Angeles, Ms. Ransom’s life experiences make her incredibly empathetic to the needs of others and gives her the perspective to understand the struggles and pitfalls that beset so many people in underserved communities.
–Tina Hooks, Deputy District Attorney

Sharon Ransom has extensive trial experience, is respected by judges, judicial staff, opposing counsel, and her colleagues…She exudes all the necessary characteristics to be a judge. She is smart, fair, has integrity, patience, compassionate, has a great work ethic.

Judicial quote in Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Sharon is well respected by colleagues, defense attorneys, law enforcement, and the court staff.

– Former Supervisor

Community Involvement

Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 97, Spark of Love Toy Drive

Giving toys with the Spark of Love Toy Drive and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 97

Teaching 5th graders about the criminal justice system through Project LEAD.

Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, Seat 97

Keynote speaker at the International Association for Identification, the oldest and largest forensic association in the world.

Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge, Seat 97; Training a future lawyer!

Training future lawyers

Beach Cleanup Day with Westside Activists

Beach Cleanup Day with Westside Activists (and yes, it was really that cold)

Sharon Ransom for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge

Giving students a tour of the mental health unit at Los Angeles Superior Court.

Sharon Ransom for Superior Court Judge Seat 97, Black Prosecutors of Los Angeles Toy Drive

Toy Drive with the Black Prosecutors of Los Angeles.

Awards and Commendations

Commendation from Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, April 2015

This was awarded during Victim’s Rights Week for my work with Victims of domestic abuse and sexual assaults.

Commendation from LAPD Detective Bibi Shapiro

Awarded for work in People v. Leonardo Romero, et al, a case in which a 16-year old victim was gang raped by 4 defendants after being given tremendous amounts of alcohol at a garage party. 

Commendation from Commissioner Letizia Pingitore, Administrative Law Judge 1 / Deputy Commissioner of the Board of Parole Hearings, Wasco State Prison, November 8, 2020

Victim's Rights Symposium National Honoree, May 2015

Certificate for participating in Project Lead, 2007, 2015, 2018, and 2019.

Project LEAD is an effective law-related education program established by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in 1993. The 20-week curriculum teaches fifth-grade students about the criminal justice system and the importance of making good decisions.

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