The Honorable David B. Walgren

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department G

Biography

The Hon. David B. Walgren is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former Governor Jerry Brown in 2012.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Walgren received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 1995.

After graduating from law school, Walgren joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office as a deputy public defender. He was with the office for 16 years before his appointment to the Superior Court. Walgren was involved with both the Major Crimes Unit and the Hardcore Gang Unit.

During his time at the D.A.'s office, Walgren served as a prosecutor for the Michael Jackson wrongful death case against his former physician, Conrad Murray.