◼ Élan Firpo addresses attorney experience and other facts about her background - John Chiv/Words Worth
Élan worked her way through law school employed by a defense attorney. During the first 6 months she started practicing law, she worked for a defense attorney.
She also has experience protecting the accused, and she agrees with Arnie that this experience gives you an edge as a prosecutor because you have seen situations from both sides.
She disagrees with Arnie's statement that he is the only candidate who has both prosecuted and defended.... (more, at the link.)
Note: John's been keeping up on the ever-changing political scene, and the DA's race in particular, for a long time. In case you haven't noticed, John's pretty much been scooping everyone else in town.