The Hon. Daniel B. Feldstern is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005 after running an unsuccessful bid for a judicial position in 2004.
Judge Feldstern filled the vacancy created by the retirement of David Perkins.
He is a registered Democrat.
Judge Feldstern graduated cum laude with his B.A. from Occidental College in 1977. He went on to earn his J.D. from Southwestern Law School in 1983.
After graduating from law school, Feldstern clerked for the late John R. Kronenberg, a former U.S. Magistrate with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
In 1984 Feldstern joined the Los Angeles law firm of Trope and Trope as an associate. He practiced with the firm until joining the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in 1986.
During his 19 years with the D.A.'s office, Feldstern served as a deputy district attorney assigned to the Hardcore Gang Unit, the Juvenile Court, the Major Narcotics Division, as well as the Special Investigations Division.
Prior to his appointment to the Superior Court in 2005 Feldstern was serving as deputy-in-charge for the D.A.'s Glendale office.
Judge Feldstern has been an active member of his community. He has volunteered for Project L.E.A.D., teaching a class on decision making to fifth graders. He has also presided over mock trial competitions for the Constitutional Rights Foundation.
His memberships have included the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the California District Attorneys Association and the Association of Los Angeles District Attorneys.
Judge Feldman enjoys coaching youth sports and spending time with his family.