Retired El Dorado Superior Court Judges Eddie Keller and Thomas Smith have endorsed Joseph Hoffman for judge. They join local Superior Court judges Douglas Phimister and Daniel Proud, District Attorney Vern Pierson, sheriff’s deputies and leading victims’ rights groups.
“This is an important judicial race, the likes of which I have never seen in our county until now,” said Keller. “Without reservation, I believe Joe Hoffman is the best choice for judge. His integrity, numerous accomplishments in our courts and unmatched respect from top members of our legal community are telling. Joe will make a great judge.”
The only candidate endorsed by local prosecutors, deputies, DA investigators and court clerks, Hoffman has handled hundreds of cases in El Dorado County since founding his private law practice in 1995. He has also served as an El Dorado County Superior Court judge pro tem since 2001, and as a local private judge sought by both sides for fair and prompt rulings.