The Honorable Joan M. Chrostek

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department 005


The Hon. Joan M. Chrostek is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She was elected to the bench in the June 2014 election.

She is a registered Republican.

Judge Chrostek graduated with her B.A. in English from the University of San Diego in 1988. She went on to earn her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1991.

Prior to her election to the Superior Court, Chrostek was a deputy district attorney for the Los Angles County District Attorney's Office for 20 years.

She is a native of Los Angeles.

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