SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA –Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham announced today that he has received the endorsement of Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown.
“Jordan has worked tirelessly to make the Central Coast safer,” said Brown. “With Jordan’s help and efforts, law enforcement has more tools at their disposal to protect victims of human trafficking and fight this atrocious crime.”
Cunningham was first elected to the Assembly in 2016. Since then, he has focused on combating human trafficking and has had multiple bills signed into law that protect public safety and increase victims’ rights in human trafficking cases. Cunningham’s AB 1735, which creates additional protections for victims of trafficking, passed the Legislature earlier this year. In addition, Cunningham’s AB 1736, which human trafficking victims’ prior statements to be introduced at trial, was signed into law by Governor Brown in 2018.
After graduating from Atascadero High School, Cunningham graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in physics. He then obtained his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to serving in the Assembly, Cunningham worked as an attorney in private practice, as a federal law clerk, and an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. He later returned home to become a Deputy District Attorney in the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. He now represents individuals, families, and local businesses as the owner and founder of Cunningham Law Group.
Cunningham lives in San Luis Obispo County with his wife, Shauna, and their four children.
To learn more about Jordan, visit www.JordanCunningham.org