Steve Escalera has announced his candidacy for a seat on the bench of the Imperial County Superior Court.

Escalera has been in private practice with his own law firm in Imperial. He is a graduate of UCSD and the University of San Diego , School of Law. Escalera said that he looks forward to bringing a fresh and positive perspective to the bench and believes that the future of the local court system is a matter of pressing concern as a new court is imminent.