Judge-elect Amy Carter

Amy Carter is
“principled and fair... tenacious in seeing that justice is done.”

 
- Judge Mark E. Windham

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Officially Endorsed
by the Los Angeles County
Police Chiefs' Association

Officially Endorsed
by the Association for
Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs

Officially Endorsed by the
Los Angeles County Association
of Deputy District Attorneys

Officially Endorsed by the
Los Angeles County Professional
Peace Officers Association

Judge-elect Amy Carter is a sex crimes prosecutor for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. She has successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases involving rape, homicide, sex crimes, family violence, stalking, hate crimes, and elder abuse.

Throughout her 15-year career with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Ms. Carter has been recognized, both in the media and by her peers and superiors, for her victim advocacy, empathy, and public service.

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

Please contact Ms. Carter to find out how you can support her campaign.

Officially Endorsed
by Jackie Lacey,
District Attorney,
Los Angeles County

Officially Endorsed
by Steve Cooley,
Three-Term
District Attorney,
Los Angeles County
(Retired)

Community Service

Ms. Carter accepts the 15-year Service Award from Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey.
 

Ms. Carter regularly volunteers her time to community service, such as supporting the children in Project LEAD.

About Ms. Carter

Ms. Carter, with her family, accepts the award for Deputy District Attorney of the Month, presented by Bureau Director Vicki Adams.
 

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

"An obvious choice for the Los Angeles County Superior Court,
[Ms. Carter] will be a fair and impartial judge and bring a levelheaded and even-tempered approach to that role."

Steve Cooley, Three-Term
Los Angeles County District Attorney
(Retired)

"Ms. Carter advocated the People's position with grace and acumen. She is consistently very prepared, is highly ethical, and carries herself with professionalism."

Hon. Maprerk S. Arpostnold,
Supervising Judge,
Los Angeles County Superior Court

"[Ms. Carter] has great integrity and a good temperament for the bench... She is tough, yet compassionate."

Hon. Benny C. Osorio,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

"During emotionally difficult trials, [Ms. Carter's] calm voice and strength of character put victims at ease."

Deputy In Charge Linda Loftfield,
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office

"Ms. Carter stands out for her competence, demeanor, and courtesy. I believe.. she will be a superb judge."

Hon. Edward B. Moreton,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

"[Ms. Carter has] an ability to assert authority without arrogance... she is patient, courteous and respectful of litigants’ time. Amy Carter will make a fine judge."

Hon. Andrew C. Kauffman,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Retired

"Ms. Carter's expert handling [of the high-profile first degree murder case People v. Barker] established her amongst the ranks of the most qualified to become Superior Court Judge..."

Los Angeles Dragnet: Candidates for Los Angeles Superior Court 2014

"Even the defense attorney told the jury that she gave an impressive performance."

LA Weekly: Beverly Hills Murder Trial...

I am truly grateful for the public endorsement of the following individuals and organizations:

Amy Carter is one of the smartest, most hardworking prosecutors I know. She has dedicatetd the majority of her career to helping victims of sexual assault and child abuse. Her even temperament and strong sense of fairness will make her an excellent judge.
 
Deputy In Charge Christi Frey,
Torrance Victim Impact Prosecution unit

Ms. Carter's work ethic, her level of skill, her dedication to victims, and her passion have been demonstrated repeatedly in the courtroom.
 
Deputy In Charge Linda Loftfield,
Airport Court Victim Impact Prosecution unit

Amy is hard-working, fair, and ethical. She approaches every case with enthusiasm, and a sense of fairness and justice. I wholeheartedly endorse her for Superior Court Judge.
 
Hon. George F. Bird, Jr.,
Palos Verdes Estates City Councilmember and Attorney

Ms. Carter's courtroom demeanor is on a par with very few, as she carries herself with professionalism and does not get flustered.
 
Hon. Mark Arnold,
Supervising Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court

Ms. Carter will make an exceptional Superior Court Judge—the kind of judge others aspire to be.
 
Hon. Judith L. Meyer,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

Ms. Carter has an ability to assert authority without arrogance: she is patient, courteous, and respectful of litigants’ time. Amy will make a fine judge.
 
Hon. Andrew C. Kauffman,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Retired

In my over 20 years of being a Police Detective, Amy is one of the fairest and most knowledgeable prosecutors I've ever had the pleasure of working with.
 
Maury Sumlin,
Veteran Police Detective

I have had the pleasure of working closely with Ms. Carter throughout her career in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, and she is an outstanding trial lawyer: whip smart, hard working, and unquestionably principled. She will make an outstanding Judge!
 
Deputy District Attorney John Lewin,
Major Crimes Division

Amy Carter is an accomplished prosecutor with a career distinguished by professionalism and integrity. She will be a fantastic addition to the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
 
Hon. Halim Dhanidina,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

Ms. Carter will be an exceptional judge. She is highly competent, extremely hardworking, fair and compassionate. She will do an outstanding job serving the People of the County of Los Angeles as a Superior Court Judge.
 
Hon. Gary Y. Tanaka,
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

Amy Carter is among the finest attorneys I have ever encountered, with unquestionable ethics, legal knowledge, and judgment. She will make an outstanding Superior Court Judge.
 
Bradley Wm. Brunon,
Criminal Defense Attorney

Superior Court Judges

  • Hon. David S. Wesley, Presiding Judge, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • Hon. Mark S. Arnold, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Eric C. Taylor, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Laura C. Ellison, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Jesse Rodriguez, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Judith L. Meyer, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Halim Dhanidina, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Michael Tynan, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Gary Tanaka, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Mark E. Windham, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Elden S. Fox, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Kathryn Solorzano, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Edward B. Moreton, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Keith L. Schwartz, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Joseph R. Porras, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Benny C. Osorio, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Lori R. Behar, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Ross M. Klein, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Joseph E. DiLoreto, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Tomson T. Ong, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Judge Michael P. Vicencia, Supervising Judge, South District, Long Beach
  • Hon. Andrew C. Kauffman, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Retired
  • Hon. Pat Connolly, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. Kathleen Blanchard, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge
  • Hon. James R. Dabney, Supervising Judge, West District, Airport Courthouse
  • Hon. Valerie Salkin, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge

Organizations

  • The Los Angeles County Police Chiefs' Association
  • The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
  • The Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association
  • The Los Angeles County Association of Deputy District Attorneys

Community Leaders

  • Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley (Retired)
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich
  • Police Chief Don Pedersen, Culver City Police Department
  • Police Chief John Neu
  • Palos Verdes Estates City Council Member George F. Bird, Jr.
  • Supervising City Attorney Julie San Juan
  • Nanette Barragan, Hermosa Beach Councilmember

Paid for by Amy Carter for Judge 2014 | ID# 1361888
David Gould, Treasurer, 3700 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1050B, Los Angeles, CA 90010

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