The Hon. James L. Crandall of San Juan Capistrano, has been a senior partner at Crandall Wade and Lowe since 1976. Crandall was a partner and previously an associate attorney at Spray Gould and Bowers from 1958 to 1971. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Economics degree from San Jose State University. He fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Patrick Marion. Crandall is a Republican.
- Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School
- Bachelor of Economics from San Jose State University