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Mountain View judge Leslie Nichols retires

Original post made on Jun 2, 2009

The only Mountain View resident to ever become a Superior Court judge retired last week, and 400 friends, family and colleagues gathered at his retirement party May 28 in his downtown San Jose courtroom.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 12:39 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Nick, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm

While I definitely applaud Les Nichols, I have to question "The only Mountain View resident to ever become a Superior Court judge" statement.
I believe Charles 'Chuck' Gordon and Charles 'Chuck" Hayden might wonder about that.


Posted by OMV Resident, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:40 pm

And Hon. Shawna Schwarz, formerly with LACY (Legal Advocates for Children and Youth) and other youth advocacy groups, and a regular volunteer for many years at the El Camino YMCA, currently sits on Santa Clara County Superior Court.


Posted by Amba DesJardins (Kumar), a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:58 pm

Congratulations, Les, on your retirement! Thanks for your contributions to building a better community.


Posted by V. Swan, a resident of another community
on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:57 am

He does not deserve any accolades. He is biased and corrupt and his ruling in my case has made my life hell.

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