The Honorable Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 092

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Biography

The Hon. Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in May of 2017 by former Governor Jerry Brown. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jane L. Johnson (Ret.).

He is a registered Republican.

When Aenlle-Rocha was a small child his parents immigrated to the U.S. from Cuba.

Judge Aenlle-Rocha received his B.A. from Princeton University in 1983. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1986.

After graduating from law school, Aenlle-Rocha joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in 1987 as a deputy district attorney. During his time as a deputy with the Los Angeles D.A.'s office, Aenlle-Rocha was assigned to the Major Fraud Division as well as the Central Trial Unit.

In 1990 he became an assistant U.S. attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida in Miami, where he practiced until 1994 when he joined the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California.

During his time as a federal prosecutor, Aenlle-Rocha helped train prosecutors in Venezuela on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice.

In 1999 he left the DOJ to join the law firm of Stephan, Oringher, Richman, and Theodora, PC as an associate. After practicing with the firm for one year, Aenlle-Roche joined the Los Angeles law firm of McDermott, Will, and Emery, LLP as a partner where he practiced from 2000 to 2005. He then joined the law firm White and Case, LLP as a partner. He remained with the firm until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2017. As a litigator, Aenlle-Roche's areas of practice included complex civil litigation, white-color crimes, securities, tax, health care providers, and environmental fraud just to name a few.

Besides his partnership role at White and Case, LLP, Aenlle-Roche did pro bono work for the firm. He also provided pro bono legal assistance for the Los Angeles County Citizens' Commission.

His memberships have included the Mexican American Bar Foundation and the Clergy Misconduct Oversight Board for the Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha

  • MICHAEL NAJARIAN VS AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION

    Oct 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Plaintiff filed the Second Amended Complaint (“SAC”) on October 5, 2020. Consequently, Defendant’s motion to dismiss is MOOT.

    The court GRANTS Defendant’s Motions to Compel Responses to Defendant’s First Set of Form Interrogatories and Requests for Production of Document...

  • TECHNOLOGY INSURANCE COMPANY INC. VS 2 U TURN RESTAURANT LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 20, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Defendant U Turn Seven Corporation, Inc. improperly filed a single motion to compel responses to three individual discovery devices. The omnibus motion should have been filed as three separate motions. Defendant is ordered to pay two additional motion fees prior to the hearing.<...

  • EDISON VALENTE, ET AL. VS ESTHER GORDON

    Oct 15, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    This matter came to hearing on September 14, 2020, at which time the court continued the motion to allow Defendant time to marshal evidence regarding the reasons for her late-filed Answer. See Minute Order, dated 9/14/20. This matter now comes again to hearing.

    Defendant...

  • JEFFREY C BERSIN VS GREENCOURT EAST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION I

    Oct 14, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court DENIES the motion and awards attorney’s fees in the amount of $3,000.

    Defendant to give notice.

    Background

    This action arises from Defendant Green Court East Homeowners Association, Inc.’s (“Green Court”) alleged failure to rebuild Plaintiff Jef...

  • CRYSTAL NASHA RODGERS VS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, ET AL.

    Oct 14, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS Defendant Barrett Daffin Frappier Treder & Weiss, LLP’s demurrer in its entirety with 30 days leave to amend.

    The court SUSTAINS Defendants the Bank of New York Mellon and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.’s demurrer in its entirety with 3...

  • MILDRED MANCE, BY AND THROUGH HER REPRESENATIVE AND ATTORNEY-IN-FACT, REGINA MANCE VS GLEN PARK AT VALLEY VILLAGE

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the motion to allow Plaintiff the opportunity to demonstrate that all essential parties, including the newly named Doe Defendants Marina Pink and Tillman Pink, Jr. have been served with process or have appeared.

    Plaintiff to give notice...

  • ANI KEMKEMIAN ET AL VS JOHN DOE ET AL

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the subject motion and authorizes Plaintiffs to file a 10-page supplemental brief and supporting evidence. Defendant Sara Dakarmen is authorized to file a 10-page supplemental opposition, and Plaintiffs may file a 5-page supplemental reply. The...

  • WELLS FARGO MERCHANT SERVICES, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY VS MARCIO OLIVERIO DE LA PENA

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the unopposed motions and ORDERS defendant Marcio Oliverio De La Peña to serve complete, verified, substantive, objection-free responses to Plaintiff’s first set of form interrogatories and request for production by November 9, 2020, along with all responsive do...

  • KEVIN KNIERIEM, ET AL. VS MANHATTAN GATEWAY APARTMENTS, LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 08, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the motion and APPROVES the compromise as to plaintiff Maren Knieriem.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This habitability action arises in connection with Plaintiffs Kevin Knieriem, Danika Knieriem, and Maren Knieriem’s (collectively...

  • LOURDES GARCIA, ET AL. VS JAE S. PARK

    Oct 08, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the demurrer to the Complaint, in its entirety, with 20 days leave to amend as to plaintiffs Lourdes Garcia and Marlon Mallari. Leave to amend for plaintiffs Sweet Grace Home Health, LLC and Light of Life Hospice Care, LLC will be discussed at the hearing.

    ...

  • PETER S. DEJAGER , ET AL. VS FCA US, LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court ENTERS two addendums to the Case Management Order and instructs the parties to comply with their terms.

    If Defendant is able to demonstrate the parties agreed to extend the filing deadline for the subject motions, the court shall CONTINUE the hearing on the mot...

  • KURT OLDMAN, ET AL. VS TYLER BATES, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    1. [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court OVERRULES Defendants’ demurrer to the Complaint.

    The court SUSTAINS Plaintiffs’ demurrer to the Cross-Complaint, in its entirety, with 20 days leave to amend.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This action arises in connection with...

  • KURT OLDMAN, ET AL. VS TYLER BATES, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court AWARDS Defendants $19,163.44 in attorney’s fees to reflect the reasonable value of legal services associated with their limited success on the subject anti-SLAPP motion and related appeal.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This case arises i...

  • J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES, LLC, ET AL. VS VALERIE LUPIN

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the Petition, CONFIRMS the arbitration award, and DISMISSES this action with prejudice.

    Background

    Petitioners J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC (“JPMS”) and Paul Kien San (“San”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”) petition the court to confirm a Financial In...

  • MONICA TRAIL VS VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the motions to December 9, 2020, and ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding this discovery and any outstanding discovery disputes. The court ENTERS addenda to the Case Management Order and instructs the parties to comply with them. If ...

  • JUSTIN JENNINGS VS SAMUEL JINKYOO KANG, ET AL.

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the motion and sets aside the entered default against defendants NIW USA, Inc. and Samuel Jinkyoo Kang. The court GRANTS Plaintiff attorney’s fees in the amount of $750 against Defendants’ counsel, Todd A. Fuson.

    Plaintiff’s request for entry of default ...

  • MIRANDA OLIVER VS CROSS CREEK VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, A CALIFORNIA NONPROFIT CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Oct 05, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Plaintiff’s Motion against Defendant Cross Creek

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on Plaintiff’s Motions to Compel Further Responses by Defendant Cross Creek Village Homeowners Association to Plaintiff’s: (1) Requests for Production of Documents (Set One), (2) Form Interr...

  • SUBRINA MILLER VS NORA ROQUE, ET AL.

    Oct 05, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the demurrer in its entirety with 20 days leave to amend the first through sixth causes of action against the District and the eighth through tenth causes of action against all defendants. The court DENIES leave to amend as to the seventh, twelfth, and thirtee...

  • WESTERN SURETY COMPANY VS TEKEYSHA MARTIN, ET AL.

    Oct 02, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS Plaintiff’s Motion for an Order Restraining Defendants and All Claimants from Instituting or Further Prosecuting Any Other Proceeding Against Western Surety Company Based on an Action for Claim on the Bond and RESTRAINS all Defendants and claimants from institut...

  • SANGJOON JAY LEE, , AS TRUSTEE OF THE SANGJOON AND JOONGWHA LEE LIVING TRUST DATED APRIL 24 2008, ET AL. VS PAUL MCGRATH, AN INDIVIDUAL, ET AL.

    Oct 01, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the unopposed demurrer to the entire Complaint as to Defendants Samara Engineering, Inc. and Muzahim Samara. At the hearing, Plaintiffs should be prepared to discuss whether a reasonable possibility exists that they can amend the Complaint to plead these cause...

  • DRIVE SHOPS INC. VS WILLIAM PELLETIER

    Oct 01, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS Defendant’s special motion to strike Plaintiff’s Complaint in its entirety. Defendant William Pelletier may seek attorney’s fees through a separately filed motion. Plaintiff’s motion for leave to amend is MOOT.

    Defendant to give notice.

    Backgroun...

  • MAURICE TUTU SWEENEY VS YEHUDA LEVY

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearings on both motions to November 6, 2020.

    The court ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding the specific tests Dr. Bilder is reasonably likely to perform during the mental examination and the role Dr. Seider or another qualified neurop...

  • L.A.U.S.D. VS. GINA ADELMAN, ET AL

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS court judgments in the total amounts of: (1) $9,563.78 against Rashonda Bembry; (2) $1,869.81 against Martha Ceja; (3) $7,904.00 against Christina Contreras; (4) $3,912.59 against Michael Garcia; (5) $8,127.72 against Hail Hamilton; (6) $2,780.23 against Leisa J...

  • MAURICE TUTU SWEENEY VS YEHUDA LEVY

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearings on both motions to November 6, 2020.

    The court ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding the specific tests Dr. Bilder is reasonably likely to perform during the mental examination and the role Dr. Seider or another qualified neurop...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha

  • MICHAEL NAJARIAN VS AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION

    Oct 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Plaintiff filed the Second Amended Complaint (“SAC”) on October 5, 2020. Consequently, Defendant’s motion to dismiss is MOOT.

    The court GRANTS Defendant’s Motions to Compel Responses to Defendant’s First Set of Form Interrogatories and Requests for Production of Document...

  • TECHNOLOGY INSURANCE COMPANY INC. VS 2 U TURN RESTAURANT LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 20, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Defendant U Turn Seven Corporation, Inc. improperly filed a single motion to compel responses to three individual discovery devices. The omnibus motion should have been filed as three separate motions. Defendant is ordered to pay two additional motion fees prior to the hearing.<...

  • EDISON VALENTE, ET AL. VS ESTHER GORDON

    Oct 15, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    This matter came to hearing on September 14, 2020, at which time the court continued the motion to allow Defendant time to marshal evidence regarding the reasons for her late-filed Answer. See Minute Order, dated 9/14/20. This matter now comes again to hearing.

    Defendant...

  • JEFFREY C BERSIN VS GREENCOURT EAST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION I

    Oct 14, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court DENIES the motion and awards attorney’s fees in the amount of $3,000.

    Defendant to give notice.

    Background

    This action arises from Defendant Green Court East Homeowners Association, Inc.’s (“Green Court”) alleged failure to rebuild Plaintiff Jef...

  • CRYSTAL NASHA RODGERS VS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, ET AL.

    Oct 14, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS Defendant Barrett Daffin Frappier Treder & Weiss, LLP’s demurrer in its entirety with 30 days leave to amend.

    The court SUSTAINS Defendants the Bank of New York Mellon and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.’s demurrer in its entirety with 3...

  • MILDRED MANCE, BY AND THROUGH HER REPRESENATIVE AND ATTORNEY-IN-FACT, REGINA MANCE VS GLEN PARK AT VALLEY VILLAGE

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the motion to allow Plaintiff the opportunity to demonstrate that all essential parties, including the newly named Doe Defendants Marina Pink and Tillman Pink, Jr. have been served with process or have appeared.

    Plaintiff to give notice...

  • ANI KEMKEMIAN ET AL VS JOHN DOE ET AL

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the subject motion and authorizes Plaintiffs to file a 10-page supplemental brief and supporting evidence. Defendant Sara Dakarmen is authorized to file a 10-page supplemental opposition, and Plaintiffs may file a 5-page supplemental reply. The...

  • WELLS FARGO MERCHANT SERVICES, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY VS MARCIO OLIVERIO DE LA PENA

    Oct 09, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the unopposed motions and ORDERS defendant Marcio Oliverio De La Peña to serve complete, verified, substantive, objection-free responses to Plaintiff’s first set of form interrogatories and request for production by November 9, 2020, along with all responsive do...

  • KEVIN KNIERIEM, ET AL. VS MANHATTAN GATEWAY APARTMENTS, LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 08, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the motion and APPROVES the compromise as to plaintiff Maren Knieriem.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This habitability action arises in connection with Plaintiffs Kevin Knieriem, Danika Knieriem, and Maren Knieriem’s (collectively...

  • LOURDES GARCIA, ET AL. VS JAE S. PARK

    Oct 08, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the demurrer to the Complaint, in its entirety, with 20 days leave to amend as to plaintiffs Lourdes Garcia and Marlon Mallari. Leave to amend for plaintiffs Sweet Grace Home Health, LLC and Light of Life Hospice Care, LLC will be discussed at the hearing.

    ...

  • PETER S. DEJAGER , ET AL. VS FCA US, LLC, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court ENTERS two addendums to the Case Management Order and instructs the parties to comply with their terms.

    If Defendant is able to demonstrate the parties agreed to extend the filing deadline for the subject motions, the court shall CONTINUE the hearing on the mot...

  • KURT OLDMAN, ET AL. VS TYLER BATES, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    1. [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court OVERRULES Defendants’ demurrer to the Complaint.

    The court SUSTAINS Plaintiffs’ demurrer to the Cross-Complaint, in its entirety, with 20 days leave to amend.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This action arises in connection with...

  • KURT OLDMAN, ET AL. VS TYLER BATES, ET AL.

    Oct 07, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court AWARDS Defendants $19,163.44 in attorney’s fees to reflect the reasonable value of legal services associated with their limited success on the subject anti-SLAPP motion and related appeal.

    Plaintiffs to give notice.

    Background

    This case arises i...

  • J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES, LLC, ET AL. VS VALERIE LUPIN

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the Petition, CONFIRMS the arbitration award, and DISMISSES this action with prejudice.

    Background

    Petitioners J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC (“JPMS”) and Paul Kien San (“San”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”) petition the court to confirm a Financial In...

  • MONICA TRAIL VS VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on the motions to December 9, 2020, and ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding this discovery and any outstanding discovery disputes. The court ENTERS addenda to the Case Management Order and instructs the parties to comply with them. If ...

  • JUSTIN JENNINGS VS SAMUEL JINKYOO KANG, ET AL.

    Oct 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS the motion and sets aside the entered default against defendants NIW USA, Inc. and Samuel Jinkyoo Kang. The court GRANTS Plaintiff attorney’s fees in the amount of $750 against Defendants’ counsel, Todd A. Fuson.

    Plaintiff’s request for entry of default ...

  • MIRANDA OLIVER VS CROSS CREEK VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, A CALIFORNIA NONPROFIT CORPORATION, ET AL.

    Oct 05, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    Plaintiff’s Motion against Defendant Cross Creek

    The court CONTINUES the hearing on Plaintiff’s Motions to Compel Further Responses by Defendant Cross Creek Village Homeowners Association to Plaintiff’s: (1) Requests for Production of Documents (Set One), (2) Form Interr...

  • SUBRINA MILLER VS NORA ROQUE, ET AL.

    Oct 05, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the demurrer in its entirety with 20 days leave to amend the first through sixth causes of action against the District and the eighth through tenth causes of action against all defendants. The court DENIES leave to amend as to the seventh, twelfth, and thirtee...

  • WESTERN SURETY COMPANY VS TEKEYSHA MARTIN, ET AL.

    Oct 02, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS Plaintiff’s Motion for an Order Restraining Defendants and All Claimants from Instituting or Further Prosecuting Any Other Proceeding Against Western Surety Company Based on an Action for Claim on the Bond and RESTRAINS all Defendants and claimants from institut...

  • SANGJOON JAY LEE, , AS TRUSTEE OF THE SANGJOON AND JOONGWHA LEE LIVING TRUST DATED APRIL 24 2008, ET AL. VS PAUL MCGRATH, AN INDIVIDUAL, ET AL.

    Oct 01, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court SUSTAINS the unopposed demurrer to the entire Complaint as to Defendants Samara Engineering, Inc. and Muzahim Samara. At the hearing, Plaintiffs should be prepared to discuss whether a reasonable possibility exists that they can amend the Complaint to plead these cause...

  • DRIVE SHOPS INC. VS WILLIAM PELLETIER

    Oct 01, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS Defendant’s special motion to strike Plaintiff’s Complaint in its entirety. Defendant William Pelletier may seek attorney’s fees through a separately filed motion. Plaintiff’s motion for leave to amend is MOOT.

    Defendant to give notice.

    Backgroun...

  • MAURICE TUTU SWEENEY VS YEHUDA LEVY

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearings on both motions to November 6, 2020.

    The court ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding the specific tests Dr. Bilder is reasonably likely to perform during the mental examination and the role Dr. Seider or another qualified neurop...

  • L.A.U.S.D. VS. GINA ADELMAN, ET AL

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court GRANTS court judgments in the total amounts of: (1) $9,563.78 against Rashonda Bembry; (2) $1,869.81 against Martha Ceja; (3) $7,904.00 against Christina Contreras; (4) $3,912.59 against Michael Garcia; (5) $8,127.72 against Hail Hamilton; (6) $2,780.23 against Leisa J...

  • MAURICE TUTU SWEENEY VS YEHUDA LEVY

    Sep 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    [TENTATIVE] RULING:

    The court CONTINUES the hearings on both motions to November 6, 2020.

    The court ORDERS the parties to meet and confer regarding the specific tests Dr. Bilder is reasonably likely to perform during the mental examination and the role Dr. Seider or another qualified neurop...

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