Justice Sandy R. KrieglerSandy Kriegler has been an associate justice of the Court of Appeal in the Second Appellate District since April 2005. Previously, he was the judge of the Los Angeles County Superior (1989-2005) and Los Angeles Municipal Court (1985-1989). The bulk of his judicial career was spent presiding over criminal law matters, including approximately 400 jury trials. He was assigned for two years on the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Justice Kriegler was named Judge of the Year by the Century City Bar Association Criminal Law Section in 1997 and Judge of the Year by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association in 2005. He was the Supervising Judge of the Van Nuys Branch courthouses from 2002-2004.

Justice Kriegler was a deputy attorney general for the State of California from 1975-1985, assigned first to the Criminal Law Division and later to the Special Prosecutions Unit, where he handled organized crime trials and investigations, including prosecutions for murder, kidnapping, major frauds, and multi-county narcotics trafficking. His appellate experience as an attorney included approximately 200 felony appeals, three arguments in the California Supreme Court, and one appearance before the United States Supreme Court. He received a B.A. from California State University, Northridge, and a J.D. from the Loyola School of Law (Los Angeles).

Justice Kriegler has been a lifelong resident of the San Fernando Valley. He has been active in a variety of community organizations, including Sherman Oaks Little League and Toluca Pony Colt Baseball. Justice Kriegler runs the Teen Court program at Van Nuys High School, from which he graduated in 1968

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