The Hon. Jessica A. Uzcategui is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She succeeded the Hon. Michael K. Kellogg when she was appointed to the seat by former Governor Jerry Brown on November 29, 2018.
She is a registered Democrat.
Uzcategui received her B.S. from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 1997 and went on to earn her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2002.
Upon graduating from law school, she worked as an Associate at the law firm Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart, Oliver and Hedges LLP. In 2004 Judge Uzcategui became an Associate and subsequentially a Partner at the law firm Sacks, Glazier, Franklin and Lodise LLP, where she remained until her appointment to the Superior Court in 2018.
Judge Uzcategui was a skilled probate litigator with a primary focus on trusts and estates.
Some of her memberships have included: the American Bar Association, the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, as well as the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Latina Lawyers Bar Association. She is also the recipient of several awards such as the Benjamin Aranda III Outstanding Public Service Award, the Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Award, and the Best Lawyers in America Award.
Dec 30, 2020 |  Los Angeles County
Plaintiff Benjamin Berkman commenced this unlawful detainer action seeking to evict Defendant Grayson Bosworth from his residential tenancy based on allegations that Defendant has breached three aspects of the parties’ rental agreement. On December 1, 2020, Defendant filed a motion to strike the unlawful d...
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