The Tulare County Democratic Party will host a meet and greet reception for newly appointed Judge Michael Sheltzer on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Lunch Box, 112 W. Court St, Visalia. The event is open to the public and free.
Sheltzer, of Visalia, was recently appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to serve as Tulare County Superior Court Judge. He has served as the public defender in the Tulare County Public Defender’s Office since 2002, where he has held multiple positions since 1990, including assistant public defender, supervising attorney and deputy public defender from 1985 to 1988. He has been an adjunct professor at the San Joaquin College of Law, and served as deputy public defender in San Francisco.
Sheltzer has a law degree from Golden Gate University Law School and a Bachelors of Arts degree from Tulane University.
He fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Glade Roper. Sheltzer is a Democrat.
In attendance will also be local Democratic Candidates running for office this year:
- Felipe A. Martinez TCBOS #5
- Paulina Miranda SD-8 (includes Three Rivers)
- Ruben Macareno AD-26
- Derek Thomas AD-26
- Carlton Jones AD-26
- Suzanne Aguilera-Marrero CD-22
- Virginia Gurrola TCBOS#5
- Amanda Renteria will send surrogate.
For more information, call 559-372-2126.