The Honorable Benny C. Osorio

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department retired

Biography

The Hon. Benny C. Osorio (Ret.) was a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He retired from his judicial post on November 14, 2018. The Hon. David K. Reinert filled the vacancy created by his retirement.

Osorio was originally appointed to the Superior Court in 2008 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He had filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Irving S. Feffer.

He was registered as a Republican.

Osorio received his B.A. from Colgate University. He went on to earn his J.D. from Georgetown University Law School.

After graduating from law school, Osorio entered into private practice as a sole practitioner from 1994 to 1995.

Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court, Osorio served as a deputy district attorney for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office starting in 1995.

In November of 2016, Osorio was kidnapped and held for ransom during a trip to Cartagena, Columbia. He was ultimately rescued by an anti-kidnapping unit.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Benny C. Osorio

  • LIU ANJIE VS A TOP LINE CHARTER LLC ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 13 liu anjie, Plaintiff, v. a top line charter, llc dba a top line charter, et al., Defendants. Lead Case No.: BC674425 Consolidated with Case Nos. BC677064, BC679536, and BC684885 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for determination of good faith settlement On October 3, 2018, D...

  • PAUL WITHERS VS GEOFFREY AXELROD

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 10 PAUL WITHERS, Plaintiff, v. GEOFFREY AXELROD DBA BEL-AIR CONSTRUCTION, Defendant. Case No.: ES022745 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition to confirm contractual arbitration award On October 5, 2018, Plaintiff Paul Withers filed a Petition to Confirm Contractual Arbitration Awa...

  • HOVIK GRIGORIAN, ET AL VS. FELIX LOPEZ, ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 15 Secret recipes, inc., et al., Plaintiffs, v. felix lopez, et al., Defendants. Case No.: EC065007 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motions for order compelling deposition for personal appearance and document production requests BACKGROUND In this action, Plaintiffs Secret Recipes, I...

  • BREV20, LLC VS. COLM ALLAN MACBAB

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 16 brev20 llc, Plaintiff, v. colm allan macnab, Defendant. Case No.: EC068343 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion to sever the cross-complaint and stay or dismiss the cross-complaint on the basis of forum non conveniens; or in the alternative to stay or dismiss the entire action b...

  • IN RE S. JONES

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 6 in re: s. jones Case No.: ES022705 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On September 26, 2018, Petitioner J.G. Wentworth Originations of California, LLC (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval f...

  • IN RE: CHRISTOPHER GRACE

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 8 in re: Christopher grace Case No.: ES022727 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On October 2, 2018, Petitioner Catalina Structured Funding, Inc. (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval for Tran...

  • IN RE: JOSHUA SHADA

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 7 in re: joshua shada Case No.: ES022721 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On September 28, 2018, Petitioner Catalina Structured Funding, Inc. (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval for Transf...

  • CHLOE SEGURA VS CHUCK E CHEESE ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 11 chloe segura, Plaintiff, v. chuck e. cheese, et al., Defendants. Case No.: BC631221 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for leave to file cross-complaint; motion to compel deposition of Plaintiff Background Plaintiff Chloe Segura (“Plaintiff”), a minor, by and through her guard...

  • CATHERINE GILMOUR SMITH VS BRIAN HARRINGTON, ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 9 catherine gilmour smith, Plaintiff, v. brian harrington, et al., Defendants. Case No.: EC062581 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion fOR ASSIGNMENT ORDER BACKGROUND In this action Plaintiff Catherine Gilmour Smith (“Plaintiff”) alleges that Defendant Brian Harrington (“Harrington...

  • ADELAIDE ROSE PALMSTROM VS CITY OF PASADENA ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 14 adelaide rose palmstrom, Plaintiff, v. city of pasadena, et al., Defendants. Case No.: BC692443 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for leave to file cross-complaint Background In this action, Plaintiff Adelaide Rose Palmstrom (“Plaintiff”), a minor, by and through her guardian...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Benny C. Osorio

  • LIU ANJIE VS A TOP LINE CHARTER LLC ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 13 liu anjie, Plaintiff, v. a top line charter, llc dba a top line charter, et al., Defendants. Lead Case No.: BC674425 Consolidated with Case Nos. BC677064, BC679536, and BC684885 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for determination of good faith settlement On October 3, 2018, D...

  • PAUL WITHERS VS GEOFFREY AXELROD

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 10 PAUL WITHERS, Plaintiff, v. GEOFFREY AXELROD DBA BEL-AIR CONSTRUCTION, Defendant. Case No.: ES022745 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition to confirm contractual arbitration award On October 5, 2018, Plaintiff Paul Withers filed a Petition to Confirm Contractual Arbitration Awa...

  • HOVIK GRIGORIAN, ET AL VS. FELIX LOPEZ, ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 15 Secret recipes, inc., et al., Plaintiffs, v. felix lopez, et al., Defendants. Case No.: EC065007 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motions for order compelling deposition for personal appearance and document production requests BACKGROUND In this action, Plaintiffs Secret Recipes, I...

  • BREV20, LLC VS. COLM ALLAN MACBAB

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 16 brev20 llc, Plaintiff, v. colm allan macnab, Defendant. Case No.: EC068343 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion to sever the cross-complaint and stay or dismiss the cross-complaint on the basis of forum non conveniens; or in the alternative to stay or dismiss the entire action b...

  • IN RE S. JONES

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 6 in re: s. jones Case No.: ES022705 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On September 26, 2018, Petitioner J.G. Wentworth Originations of California, LLC (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval f...

  • IN RE: CHRISTOPHER GRACE

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 8 in re: Christopher grace Case No.: ES022727 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On October 2, 2018, Petitioner Catalina Structured Funding, Inc. (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval for Tran...

  • IN RE: JOSHUA SHADA

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 7 in re: joshua shada Case No.: ES022721 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: petition for approval for transfer of structured settlement payment rights BACKGROUND On September 28, 2018, Petitioner Catalina Structured Funding, Inc. (“Petitioner”) filed the Petition for Approval for Transf...

  • CHLOE SEGURA VS CHUCK E CHEESE ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 11 chloe segura, Plaintiff, v. chuck e. cheese, et al., Defendants. Case No.: BC631221 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for leave to file cross-complaint; motion to compel deposition of Plaintiff Background Plaintiff Chloe Segura (“Plaintiff”), a minor, by and through her guard...

  • CATHERINE GILMOUR SMITH VS BRIAN HARRINGTON, ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 9 catherine gilmour smith, Plaintiff, v. brian harrington, et al., Defendants. Case No.: EC062581 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion fOR ASSIGNMENT ORDER BACKGROUND In this action Plaintiff Catherine Gilmour Smith (“Plaintiff”) alleges that Defendant Brian Harrington (“Harrington...

  • ADELAIDE ROSE PALMSTROM VS CITY OF PASADENA ET AL

    Oct 26, 2018 |  Judge Benny C. Osorio |  Los Angeles County, CA

    # 14 adelaide rose palmstrom, Plaintiff, v. city of pasadena, et al., Defendants. Case No.: BC692443 Hearing Date: October 26, 2018 [TENTATIVE] order RE: motion for leave to file cross-complaint Background In this action, Plaintiff Adelaide Rose Palmstrom (“Plaintiff”), a minor, by and through her guardian...

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