Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Tuesday, May 16, 2006


Page 6


Alan H. Friedenthal
            Los Angeles Superior Court Office No. 8


There are three contestants for this seat.

We suspect that California Deputy Attorney General Bob Henry could do the job.

We suspect also that Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney Deborah L. Sanchez could handle the position.

With Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Alan H. Friedenthal, we dont need to speculate. Hes already a judicial officer and, from what weve ascertained, is performing with proficiency.

Friedenthal has been at his post as a subordinate judicial officer only since August, but was an as-needed referee for nearly eight years.

He has a sharp mind, but not a sharp tongue. He can control a courtroom, with a light touch.


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