Commissioner Handy was appointed by the Supreme Court as a CJEO member in 2017. She was elected as a commissioner by the Superior Court of Riverside County in 2016. Commissioner Handy’s assignments have included family law, domestic violence, civil harassment, AB 1058/child support, adoptions, traffic, and small claims cases. Prior to the bench, she served as a public defender and practiced civil and criminal law in Los Angeles and surrounding counties.
Commissioner Handy has made numerous judicial ethics presentations at New Judge Orientation and is a Qualifying Ethics instructor for the Center for Judicial Education and Resources. She serves as outreach co-chair for her court’s Committee to Eliminate Bias and Promote Equal Justice.