(Subscription required) Commissioner Sheryle Sparks has been in situations similar to those who appear before her in San Joaquin County Superior Court. She’s run from bill collectors. She’s been down and out.
(Subscription required) Helping parties understand why the court works the way it does is critical when one is dealing with cases involving alleged murderers and sexually violent predators, Mallett said.
(Subscription required) Kronlund does her best to subtly direct wayward counsel back toward the subject at hand without chastising them. Married to a practicing lawyer and mindful of her own time as a prosecutor, Kronlund said she’s empathetic to the pressures attorneys can face and tries not to admonish attorneys unnecessarily.