The Honorable Kevin C. Brazile

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department PJ

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Biography

The Hon. Kevin C. Brazile is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2002 by former governor Gray Davis.

Judge Brazile graduated cum laude with his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1980. The first in his family to attend college, Brazile worked odd jobs in the evening to pay for his classes at UCLA. He went on to earn his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 1983.

After passing the California State Bar in 1984, Brazile began his legal career at the Los Angeles County Counsels Office, where he would remain for 18 years. While there, Brazile started out as a deputy county counsel before rising to the position of division chief and then ultimately assistant county counsel for the General Litigation Division. During his tenure as division chief, Brazile held the distinction of being the first African American to hold that position. His role at the County Counsel's Office involved overseeing the defense of police officers accused of misconduct, instances of employment discrimination, as well as sexual assault litigation. He argued before state and federal courts. Brazile remained with the County Counsel's Office until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2002.

During his time on the bench, Judge Brazile served as a site judge for the West Covina courthouse, and a supervising judge of the downtown civil departments. Then, in 2016, he was elected to serve as an assistant presiding judge.

Brazile served on the Judicial Council Civil Advisory Committee.

He also served on the board of the California Judges Association.

In 1994, Brazile received the Civil Attorney of the Year Award from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Kevin C. Brazile

  • PAUL VIRIYAPANTHU VS AMERICAN AIRLINES ET AL

    Jan 05, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    DEPARTMENT 91 OF THE PERSONAL INJURY (PI) COURT HAS DETERMINED THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION IS NOT A PERSONAL INJURY CASE AS DEFINED IN THE COURT’S MOST RECENT GENERAL ORDER RE: GENERAL JURISDICTION PERSONAL INJURY CASES.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMENT 1, THIS CASE IS HEREBY
    TRANSFERRED FO...

  • TRINA MACDONALD VS CALIFORNIA CEMETERY & FUNERAL SERVICES LL

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Macdonald v. California Cemetery & Funeral Services LLC, et al. (BC 629 251)

    On October 14, 2016, defendants California Cemetery & Funeral Services, LLC, Jolene Mason, and Krystal Nunally filed a second amended notice of their September 28, 2016 motion to transfer this action from the Centra...

  • ROBIN A BROWN VS PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Brown v. Pasadena Unified School District (BC 529 893)

    On October 18, 2016 Defendant Pasadena Unified School District filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the Northeast District (Pasadena courthouse). Defendant argues that this matter is properly venued in the N...

  • NATALIE PETOUHOFF VS ROBERT DE SYLVA

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – Petouhoff v. De Sylva (BC 629 419)

    Defendant Robert DeSylva’s motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the West Judicial District (Santa Monica courthouse) or, in the alternative, for terminating sanctions, is taken off calendar as moot, pursuant to Judge John P. Doyle’s Dec...

  • BANK OF AMERICA N.A. VS. KLEIN, JILL C

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #4 – Bank of America v. Klein (16 A 05048)

    On September 23, 2016 Defendant Jill C. Klein filed a motion to transfer this limited jurisdiction collections case from the North Valley District (Chatsworth courthouse) to the Central District, which matter was continued from December 1, 2016 to this h...

  • GLENN H WEISSMAN MD ET AL VS COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICI

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Weissman, et al. v. Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc., et al. (BC 625 309); In re Mutual Protection Trust (16 STPB 02528)

    On September 27, 2016 this court considered a Notice of Related Case filed by Plaintiffs/Petitioners Glenn H. Weissman, M.D., et al. on July 27, 2016 and determine...

  • ALEXSO INC VS HOOTAN MELAMED

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Alexso Inc. v. Melamed (BC 628 840); Farahmand v. Melamed (BC 628 910)

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Alexso, Inc.’s motion to relate cases BC628840 and BC628910 has been taken off-calendar by the moving party, pursuant to its notice filed November 29, 2016 (following Judge Elizabeth Allen White’s...

  • SEB WEST COAST LLC VS BEAUTY RX LLC

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – SEB West Coast LLC v. Beauty RX LLC, et al. (15 U 12842); Grant, et al. v. SEB West Coast LLC, et al. (BC 605 089)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notice of Related Case, Department 1 may consider the matter on notic...

  • CHARLEY JOHNSTON VS RONALD C BRADFORD

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Johnston v. Bradford (BC 549 704); Bradford v. Johnston (BC 621 454); Johnston v. Bradford & Meneghini LLC, et al. (VC 065 435)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notice of Related Case, Department 1 may relate the matte...

  • HEATHER TEDRICK VS WAL-MART ASSOCIATES INC ET AL

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – Tedrick v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 585 996); Brennen v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 586 742); Hilgerman-West v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 599 669)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notic...

  • SALWA ABOUJAOUDE VS ADIDAS AG ET AL

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Aboujaoude v. Adidas AG, et al. (BC 566 372)

    On September 28, 2016 Plaintiff Salwa Aboujaoude filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the West Judicial District (Santa Monica courthouse). The case was originally assigned to personal injury Department 93. On Septem...

  • LEAH B HERSKOVITZ VS B D MANAGEMENT CORPORATION ET AL

    Sep 29, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Herskovitz v. B.D. Management Corp., et al. (BC 464 639)

    On September 2, 2016 Defendant Cherie Teitelbaum filed a motion for clarification of a September 30, 2013 sanctions [sic] order issued by Judge William F. Fahey in Department 69 of the Stanley Mosk courthouse, as to which order the cou...

  • LATOYA ROBINSON VS RAFAEL LEMUS-RANGEL M D ET AL

    Sep 29, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Robinson v. Lemus-Rangel, et al. (BC 594 147)

    Defendant Lancaster Hospital Corporation dba Palmdale Regional Medical Center (erroneously sued as Palmdale Regional Medical Center) (“PRMC”) filed a motion to transfer the case from the Central District to the North Judicial District (Lancaster...

  • ROBERT SIMMONS ET AL VS ROYAL PALMS APARTMENTS INC

    Sep 22, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Simmons, et al. v. Royal Palms Apartments, Inc. (BC 623 312)

    Defendant Royal Palms Apartments, Inc. filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central Judicial District to the South Judicial District (Long Beach courthouse) on August 18, 2016. Defendants argue that a transfer is appropri...

  • JASON R ROBINSON VS MARIAH HUARTE

    Sep 22, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – In re Marriage of Robinson and Huarte (BD 506 799)

    On September 12, 2016, Judge B. Scott Silverman in family law Department 7 referred for hearing in this court on this date Petitioner Jason R. Robinson’s Request for Order (“RFO”) filed August 8, 2016. In that RFO, inter alia Petitioner ask...

  • ALVIN E WILLIAMS ET AL VS BENTLEY MOTORS INC ET AL

    Sep 16, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Williams, et al. v. Bentley Motors Inc., et al. (BC 342 574)

    On May 19, 2016 this court imposed a total of $3,000.00 in CCP § 128.7(b) and (c)(2) sanctions against plaintiffs Alvin E. Williams and Judith M. Brown-Williams (payable to the clerk of the court before June 30, 2016). The court d...

  • ROBERT SCOTT SHTOFMAN VS JULIE C LIM ET AL

    Aug 18, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Shtofman v. Lim*, et al. (BC 611 057)
    [*certain court records erroneously show the defendant’s last name as Kim rather than Lim]

    A March 22, 2016 minute order indicates that Judge Ernest Hiroshige in Department 54 accepted as timely a CCP § 170.6 challenge filed on March 21, 2016 by Jul...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Kevin C. Brazile

  • PAUL VIRIYAPANTHU VS AMERICAN AIRLINES ET AL

    Jan 05, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    DEPARTMENT 91 OF THE PERSONAL INJURY (PI) COURT HAS DETERMINED THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION IS NOT A PERSONAL INJURY CASE AS DEFINED IN THE COURT’S MOST RECENT GENERAL ORDER RE: GENERAL JURISDICTION PERSONAL INJURY CASES.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMENT 1, THIS CASE IS HEREBY
    TRANSFERRED FO...

  • TRINA MACDONALD VS CALIFORNIA CEMETERY & FUNERAL SERVICES LL

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Macdonald v. California Cemetery & Funeral Services LLC, et al. (BC 629 251)

    On October 14, 2016, defendants California Cemetery & Funeral Services, LLC, Jolene Mason, and Krystal Nunally filed a second amended notice of their September 28, 2016 motion to transfer this action from the Centra...

  • ROBIN A BROWN VS PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Brown v. Pasadena Unified School District (BC 529 893)

    On October 18, 2016 Defendant Pasadena Unified School District filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the Northeast District (Pasadena courthouse). Defendant argues that this matter is properly venued in the N...

  • NATALIE PETOUHOFF VS ROBERT DE SYLVA

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – Petouhoff v. De Sylva (BC 629 419)

    Defendant Robert DeSylva’s motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the West Judicial District (Santa Monica courthouse) or, in the alternative, for terminating sanctions, is taken off calendar as moot, pursuant to Judge John P. Doyle’s Dec...

  • BANK OF AMERICA N.A. VS. KLEIN, JILL C

    Dec 15, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #4 – Bank of America v. Klein (16 A 05048)

    On September 23, 2016 Defendant Jill C. Klein filed a motion to transfer this limited jurisdiction collections case from the North Valley District (Chatsworth courthouse) to the Central District, which matter was continued from December 1, 2016 to this h...

  • GLENN H WEISSMAN MD ET AL VS COOPERATIVE OF AMERICAN PHYSICI

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Weissman, et al. v. Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc., et al. (BC 625 309); In re Mutual Protection Trust (16 STPB 02528)

    On September 27, 2016 this court considered a Notice of Related Case filed by Plaintiffs/Petitioners Glenn H. Weissman, M.D., et al. on July 27, 2016 and determine...

  • ALEXSO INC VS HOOTAN MELAMED

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Alexso Inc. v. Melamed (BC 628 840); Farahmand v. Melamed (BC 628 910)

    Plaintiff/Cross-Defendant Alexso, Inc.’s motion to relate cases BC628840 and BC628910 has been taken off-calendar by the moving party, pursuant to its notice filed November 29, 2016 (following Judge Elizabeth Allen White’s...

  • SEB WEST COAST LLC VS BEAUTY RX LLC

    Dec 08, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – SEB West Coast LLC v. Beauty RX LLC, et al. (15 U 12842); Grant, et al. v. SEB West Coast LLC, et al. (BC 605 089)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notice of Related Case, Department 1 may consider the matter on notic...

  • CHARLEY JOHNSTON VS RONALD C BRADFORD

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Johnston v. Bradford (BC 549 704); Bradford v. Johnston (BC 621 454); Johnston v. Bradford & Meneghini LLC, et al. (VC 065 435)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notice of Related Case, Department 1 may relate the matte...

  • HEATHER TEDRICK VS WAL-MART ASSOCIATES INC ET AL

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #3 – Tedrick v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 585 996); Brennen v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 586 742); Hilgerman-West v. Wal-Mart Associates Inc., et al. (BC 599 669)

    In the event that the pertinent judge under CRC 3.300(h)(1) does not relate any of the cases set forth in a Notic...

  • SALWA ABOUJAOUDE VS ADIDAS AG ET AL

    Oct 27, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Aboujaoude v. Adidas AG, et al. (BC 566 372)

    On September 28, 2016 Plaintiff Salwa Aboujaoude filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central District to the West Judicial District (Santa Monica courthouse). The case was originally assigned to personal injury Department 93. On Septem...

  • LEAH B HERSKOVITZ VS B D MANAGEMENT CORPORATION ET AL

    Sep 29, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Herskovitz v. B.D. Management Corp., et al. (BC 464 639)

    On September 2, 2016 Defendant Cherie Teitelbaum filed a motion for clarification of a September 30, 2013 sanctions [sic] order issued by Judge William F. Fahey in Department 69 of the Stanley Mosk courthouse, as to which order the cou...

  • LATOYA ROBINSON VS RAFAEL LEMUS-RANGEL M D ET AL

    Sep 29, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – Robinson v. Lemus-Rangel, et al. (BC 594 147)

    Defendant Lancaster Hospital Corporation dba Palmdale Regional Medical Center (erroneously sued as Palmdale Regional Medical Center) (“PRMC”) filed a motion to transfer the case from the Central District to the North Judicial District (Lancaster...

  • ROBERT SIMMONS ET AL VS ROYAL PALMS APARTMENTS INC

    Sep 22, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Simmons, et al. v. Royal Palms Apartments, Inc. (BC 623 312)

    Defendant Royal Palms Apartments, Inc. filed a motion to transfer this case from the Central Judicial District to the South Judicial District (Long Beach courthouse) on August 18, 2016. Defendants argue that a transfer is appropri...

  • JASON R ROBINSON VS MARIAH HUARTE

    Sep 22, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #2 – In re Marriage of Robinson and Huarte (BD 506 799)

    On September 12, 2016, Judge B. Scott Silverman in family law Department 7 referred for hearing in this court on this date Petitioner Jason R. Robinson’s Request for Order (“RFO”) filed August 8, 2016. In that RFO, inter alia Petitioner ask...

  • ALVIN E WILLIAMS ET AL VS BENTLEY MOTORS INC ET AL

    Sep 16, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Williams, et al. v. Bentley Motors Inc., et al. (BC 342 574)

    On May 19, 2016 this court imposed a total of $3,000.00 in CCP § 128.7(b) and (c)(2) sanctions against plaintiffs Alvin E. Williams and Judith M. Brown-Williams (payable to the clerk of the court before June 30, 2016). The court d...

  • ROBERT SCOTT SHTOFMAN VS JULIE C LIM ET AL

    Aug 18, 2016 |  Los Angeles County

    #1 – Shtofman v. Lim*, et al. (BC 611 057)
    [*certain court records erroneously show the defendant’s last name as Kim rather than Lim]

    A March 22, 2016 minute order indicates that Judge Ernest Hiroshige in Department 54 accepted as timely a CCP § 170.6 challenge filed on March 21, 2016 by Jul...

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