The Honorable Elaine Lu

CA Bar #: 177438 (June 1995)

Appointed By: Gov. Arnold A. Schwarzenegger

Biography

The Hon. Elaine Lu is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She succeeded James Bascue in her appointment to the bench by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on August 20, 2007.

She is a registered Democrat.

Judge Lu received her B.A. and B.S. from Stanford University in 1989. She went on to earn her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1994.

Lu served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office starting in 1997. By the time she was appointed to the Superior Court in 2007, she was the deputy chief in the general crimes section for the City Attorney's Office.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Elaine Lu

  • Sep 09, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Mighty enterprises, inc. dba MIGHTY U.S.A., INC., Plaintiff, v. SHE HONG INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.; WISDOM PRECISION MACHINING TRADING CO., LTD.; ANDREW CHEN; ZHIYO CHEN; SELWAY MACHINE TOOL CO. INC.; GEROTECH, INC.; CLEANPOWER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, INC.; QUALITY MACHINERY SYSTEMS, INC.; FERRO TECHNIQUE LTD....

  • Sep 09, 2021 Los Angeles County

    MADELEINE KENNEDY; Plaintiff, vs. THE GENFILMS GROUP; WARDOUR STUDIOS, INC.; USA HOLLYWOOD PICTURES INTERNATIONAL, LLC; JESSIE KERRY; STEVEN NIA; ANGELINA LEO; RACHEL WANG; et al. Defendants.

    Case No.: BC716848

    Hearing Date: September 9, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    cross-defe...

  • Sep 09, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    Lew calderon, Plaintiff, v. Power Design, INC., et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV38495

    Hearing Date: September 9, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    defendant’s DEMURRER and motion to strike the first amended complaint

    Procedural Backg...

  • Sep 08, 2021 Los Angeles County

    JOHN DOE, Plaintiff, v. EVOLVE HEALTHCARE; GARY “JULIAN” GOLDSTEIN; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV25467

    Hearing Date: September 8, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    PLaintiff john doe’s MOTION TO QUASH/ MODIFY DEFENDANT EVOLVE’S DEPOSITION SUBPOENA TO DR. JASON EMER, MD.

    ...

  • Sep 08, 2021 Los Angeles County

    A.R., a minor, and C. R., a minor, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, Alicia Ramos Acosta, Plaintiffs, vs. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES (LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES); NORA MONTESDOEOCA; ERICA SANCHEZ; WEST COVINA FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY dba HOMES OF HOPE FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY; J...

  • Sep 03, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    ROBERT SCOTT SHTOFMAN, Plaintiff, v. jULIE C. LIM; ALLIANCE UNITED INSURANCE COMPANY; 21ST CENTURY CENTENNIAL INSURANCE CO.; ARCH INSURANCE GRoUP, INC.; GLORIA LOPEZ., et al. Defendants.

    Case No.: BC611057

    Hearing Date: September 3, 2021

    [TENTATI...

  • Sep 03, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    anthony ochoa, Plaintiff, v. aerotek, inc.; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV29083

    Hearing Date: September 3, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    defendant dowbuilt’s motion to strike portions of the first amended complaint

    Procedural B...

  • Sep 02, 2021 Los Angeles County

    DAVID M. WOLF, Plaintiff, v. JACK BANAFSHEHA; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV46720

    Hearing Date: September 2, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    JUDGMENT CREDITOR DAVID M. WOLF’S motion to compel Third-party ELIAS AZIZ-LAVI to COMPLY WITH subpoena DUCES TECUM

    Procedural...

  • Sep 02, 2021 Los Angeles County

    BHUPINDER S. MAC, Plaintiff, vs. KAMALJIT SINGH, et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV41514

    Hearing Date: September 2, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    DEFENDANT kamaljit singh’s demurrer to the first amended complaint

    Procedural Background

    On October 29, 2020, Plai...

  • Sep 01, 2021 Los Angeles County

    A.R., a minor, and C. R., a minor, by and through their Guardian ad Litem, Alicia Ramos Acosta, Plaintiffs, vs. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES (LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES); NORA MONTESDOEOCA; ERICA SANCHEZ; WEST COVINA FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY dba HOMES OF HOPE FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY; J...

  • Aug 30, 2021 Los Angeles County

    VATCHE PAPAZIAN, Plaintiff, v. JACK Brown, et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: BC692993

    Hearing Date: August 30, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Plaintiff Vatche Papazian’s motions to compel discovery responses from Defendants OYB Clothing LLC, Jack Brown, Herbal Solutions Pre ICo, LLC...

  • Aug 24, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    ROSA CHU, Plaintiff, v. LUMA SUNCARE, INC.; SOPHIA HUTCHINS; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV38526

    Hearing Date: August 24, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Plaintiff’S motion to compel further responses from defendant LUMA SUNCARE, INC. to...

  • Aug 24, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    thomas jung, and connie jung Plaintiffs, v. olson urban-los angeles 2, llc; fig & fifty walk corporation; ryan bittner; c&v consulting, inc., et al. Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV23158

    Hearing Date: August 24, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    def...

  • Aug 24, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    chijoke john major osuji, Plaintiff, v. behzad lahijani; LYFT; et al. Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV25549

    Hearing Date: August 24, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    plaintiff chijoke john major osuji’s motion to compel the deposition of defendant ...

  • Aug 06, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    armando temoltzi-ordonez Plaintiff, v. orange coast auto group, llc; FCA us llc; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV26621

    Hearing Date: August 6, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    defendants Orange coast auto group, llc’s and FCA us llc’s motio...

  • Aug 05, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    zachary Smith, Plaintiff, v. vivka grey, et al. Defendants.

    Case No.: 20STCV09708 (consolidated with 20STCV09741)

    Hearing Date: August 5, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Defendant vivka grey’s MOTION for a protective order regarding the deposi...

  • Aug 04, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Meridian pacific holdings, llc, Plaintiff, v. ameritek ventures; lion den, llc; ppb engineering & systems design, inc.; michael stokes; constantina frial; kenneth mayeaux; jamie mayeaux; clinton stokes, et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV15991

    Hearing Date: August 4, 2021

    [TENTATIV...

  • Jul 27, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    a.f., through his guardian ad litem, ANTHONY FONSECA Plaintiff, v. los angeles Unified school district; Rachael Kamiya; et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: BC720290

    Hearing Date: July 27, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Plaintiff’s motion to compel ...

  • Jul 27, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    MICHAEL ESPINOSA, Plaintiff, v. AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV17316

    Hearing Date: July 27, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Plaintiff’S motion to compel further responses from defendant to request for production ...

  • Jul 26, 2021 Los Angeles County

    maria ferra, as Trustee of THE ANTHONY FERRA EXEMPT MARITAL TRUST ESTBLISHED UNDER INSTRUMENT DATED APRIL 24, 1995 Plaintiff, v. CHRISTINA FERRA GILMORE; CANARY ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.; C&H TRUST DEED SERVICE; COLBY HALAVAIS, et al. Defendants

    Case No.: BC722537

    Hearing Date: July 26, 2021

  • Jul 02, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    Swift financial, llc, as Servicing Agent for WEBBANK Petitioner, v. poshpetcar, llc; brian watson; et al. Respondents.

    Case No.: 20STCP03614

    Hearing Date: July 2, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Petition to Confirm arbitration award

    Ba...

  • Jun 29, 2021 Los Angeles County

    Superior Court of California

    ELENA RODRIGUEZ; and AMADOR LEON-LILI Plaintiff, v. NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC., et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV07275

    Hearing Date: June 29, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Plaintiffs’ motion to compel further responses from defendant NISS...

  • Jun 23, 2021 Los Angeles County

    SANTA ANITA SHOPPINGTOWN LP, Plaintiff, vs. FOOD PORN, INC.; GORDEN KAO; DANIEL PARK; PHILLIP KWAN, et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 21STCV08111

    Hearing Date: June 23, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    CROSS-DEFENDANT Santa anita shoppingtown lp’s Demurrer TO THE cross-complaint of go...

  • Jun 01, 2021 Los Angeles County

    147-151 W. 25TH ST., LLC, Plaintiff, v. GRG Collective, llc, et al., Defendants.

    Case No.: 19STCV07425

    (Related to 19STCV39298)

    Hearing Date: June 1, 2021

    [TENTATIVE] order RE:

    Cjworld-la, chang lee, and eric lee’s motion to consolidate 19stcv07425 and 19stcv39298

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Recent Cases by Hon. Elaine Lu

On June 17, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Jun 17, 2022

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On June 9, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Jun 09, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 07/25/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On May 13, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

May 13, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 07/12/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On May 13, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

May 13, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 07/13/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On May 6, 2022 a contractual fraud (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

May 06, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Contractual Fraud (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 23, 2022

On April 21, 2022 a case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 21, 2022

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On April 21, 2022 an other breach of contract/warranty (not fraud or negligence) (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 21, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Other Breach of Contract/Warranty (not fraud or negligence) (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Apr 28, 2022

On April 15, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 15, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 05/23/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 24, 2022

On April 15, 2022 a breach of rental/lease contract (not unlawful detainer or wrongful eviction) (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 15, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Breach of Rental/Lease Contract (not unlawful detainer or wrongful eviction) (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Apr 22, 2022

On April 13, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 13, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 24, 2022

On April 13, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 13, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 24, 2022

On April 11, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 11, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 24, 2022

On April 8, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 08, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 05/23/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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May 24, 2022

On April 6, 2022 a quiet title (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 06, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Quiet Title (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 30, 2022

On April 4, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 05/20/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 21, 2022

On April 4, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 04, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 07/18/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Aug 24, 2022

On April 1, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 21, 2022

On April 1, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 21, 2022

On April 1, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Apr 01, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 20, 2022

On March 30, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Mar 30, 2022

Status

Court Finding - (Granted) 05/18/2022

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 19, 2022

On March 30, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Mar 30, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 18, 2022

On March 29, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Mar 29, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 18, 2022

On March 29, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Mar 29, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

Sep 30, 2022

On March 29, 2022 a petition for change of name (general jurisdiction) case was filed in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County. Judge Elaine Lu presiding.

Filed

Mar 29, 2022

Status

Pending

Type

Petition for Change of Name (General Jurisdiction)

County

Los Angeles County, CA

Judge

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Case Last Refreshed

May 18, 2022

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