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April 26, 2010

William Mussman, Stanislaus Superior Court Judge, Office 6

What is your full, legal name?

William Edward Mussman, Jr. (My father had the same name, with the “Jr.” so I often use William Edward Mussman, III

What name do you prefer be used in print?

William Mussman

What office do you seek?

Stanislaus Superior Court Judge - Office 6

What is the primary reason you are running for this office?

I would like to use my experience of over 30 years as an attorney, mediator and arbitrator to move to the next level and serve our county as a judge.

What will be your single most important priority if you get elected?

I would work hard to assure that criminals are held accountable for their actions.

What sets you apart from the other candidates?

I have earned the highest possible peer ratings for legal competence and ethics from the oldest and best known legal directory. I am also a mediator and arbitrator.

Where do you work and what is your job title? (If retired, list position before retirement)

I work at Mussman & Mussman, LLP, a law firm in Modesto, where I am the managing partner.

What date were you born and where?

I was born in San Francisco on January 31, 1951

What is your spouse's name, if any?

Carol Lynne Mussman

What are the names and ages of your children, if any?

Katherine Ann - age 20

Laura Lynne - age 17

Elizabeth Ashley - age 12

Please list the schools and colleges you attended, the degrees you attained and when.

B.S. - Stanford University (with honors) 1973

J.D. - Hastings College of the Law (UC-San Francisco) 1976

Have you ever held an elected or appointed public office? (Include dates and office title)


Have you run before for an elected public office? (Include dates and exact office title)


Approximately how much money do you expect to spend on your campaign?


Have you ever been convicted or charged with a crime other than a minor traffic violation?


If so, please explain and include dates and locations.


Have you ever had any disciplinary actions taken against you by the state bar? If so, please include dates and explain the actions taken.


Have you or a business you owned or had principal interest in ever filed bankruptcy? If so, please include dates and the location the bankruptcy was filed.



Campaign Web site address:

Please list the campaign contact information you want made available to the general public in print and online, including a phone number, address and e-mail:

(209) 577-8890

ll0l Sylvan Ave., Suite B-04,

Modesto, CA 95351

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