Tustin Area Republican Women Federated will be welcoming Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer as guest speaker at the February 24, 2023 General Membership Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Elks’ Lodge in Santa Ana from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.
Elected to office in 2018, Mr. Spitzer previously served as a deputy district attorney, an Orange County Supervisor and a California Assembly Member. Born in Whittier, California, Spitzer attended the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated with a BA in 1982. He then completed a fellowship at the California State Senate. In 1984–85, Spitzer worked as an English teacher at Theodore Roosevelt High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He graduated in 1989 with a master’s degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. While at Hastings, Spitzer was awarded the George Moscone Fellowship, given to law students dedicating their career to public service.
In 2009 Mr. Spitzer was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer. He underwent successful radiation therapy treatment at the UC Irvine Medical Center. He is married to Jamie Morris Spitzer who serves as the presiding judge on the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and the couple have a son and daughter.