Genevieve Jones-Wright for San Diego County District Attorney

The California Primary Elections are taking place this Tuesday and one of the positions being voted on is San Diego County District Attorney. Candidate Genevieve Jones-Wright spoke to Ginger Jeffries in studio about her platform.

A native San Diegan, Jones-Wright has served the County of San Diego as a Deputy Public Defender for 11+ years. Beyond the courtroom, Jones-Wright serves on the City of San Diego’s Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention, is a volunteer attorney for the California Innocence Project and is an appointed member of the State Bar of California’s Council on Access and Fairness. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the David’s Harp Foundation, a local nonprofit that works with “at-risk” youth. She is a Mock Trial Team coach and a member of the Criminal Justice Program advisory board at Lincoln High School.

Jones-Wright earned a B.A. from the University of San Francisco, a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy from California Western School of Law. She has practiced law in both federal and state courts and in three jurisdictions, locally and in Washington D.C.

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