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Mar. 28, 2024

Immigration attorney inspired Judge Marie Wood's passion for serving others

Nonverbal cues helps family court judge assess credibility

Read more about Marie Elena Wood...
Riverside County Superior Court

HEMET -- The immigration attorney who helped Riverside County Superior Court Judge Marie E. Wood and her family remain in the United States is also the one who offered the first opportunity to get into the legal field.

Born in Guaymas, a fishing port in Mexico, Wood said she learned what helping others meant when she arrived in the U.S. at 12 -- along with her mother and seven other siblings - to reunite with her father, who was... (continued)

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