The Honorable Carlos E. Vazquez

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 001


The Hon. Carlos E. Vazquez is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010 to succeed Terry B. Friedman.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Vazquez received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law in 1988.

After he graduated from law school, Vazquez joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office as a deputy district attorney in 1988. He remained with the D.A.'s office until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2010.

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