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Manteca Hall of Fame awaits Judge Abdallah

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POSTED May 2, 2013 2:06 a.m.

Judge George Abdallah – who has served as a judge or commissioner since 1987 – is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

The dinner and induction ceremonies for the Hall of Fame take place Saturday, May 11, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. Tickets are $50 apiece and available at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club, 545 Alameda St., or by calling 239-KIDS.

Other members of the Class of 2013 are Jack Miller, athletics; Mike Henry, education; Lucille and the late William “Bill” Harris, at-large; Greg Leland, education; Karl Konrad Wolf, health care; Randy Ernest Albertsen, athletics; and David Bricker, community service.

Abdallah is being inducted for government.

Those nominating Abdallah noted that, “ above all, Judge Abdallah is  a person of outstanding character and integrity, dedicated to his community and profession well beyond the ordinary requirements and expectations.”

Abdallah served as Manteca Municipal Court Commissioner/Judge Pro Tem from1987 to 1995, Municipal Court Judge from 1995 to 1998, and Superior Court Judge from 1998 to present. He also served as presiding judge in 2002-2003.

Since 1979 he has served as an instructor in various legal areas. He is currently serving as instructor/lecturer at the Center for Juridical Education and Research. The judge has taught an orientation class for all newly appointed judges in the State of California since 1995.

Abdallah is a member of the California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions, Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions, and the California Judges Association.

When he resided in Manteca, he served on two hospital boards, the Manteca District Ambulance board, was a member of Manteca Morning Rotary from 1994 to 2001, served on the Manteca CAPS board and chaired the Rotary International San Joaquin County Immunization Program Committee.

He also has penned several articles for legal publications.

Abdallah practiced private law from 1980 to 1987.

The 1967 St. Mary’s High graduate earned his bachelor’s of arts from the University of California, Davis in 1971, his masters from CSU San Francisco in 1973, and his law degree from Humphreys College in 1980. He is also a 1987 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley Earl Warren legal Institute California Judicial College.

He has been married since 1997 to Judge Elizabeth Humphreys.

His hobbies include cooking, reading, and travel.

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