The Honorable Mark A. Borenstein

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 035

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Biography

The Hon. Mark A. Borenstein is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in March of 2009 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Coleman Swart (Ret.)

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Borenstein received his B.A. from the University of Buffalo in 1973. He went on to earn his J.D. from George Washington University in 1976. In 1978 he graduated with his LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

After graduating from law school, Borenstein clerked for the Hon. Irving Hill (Ret.), former Federal Judge with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California from 1976 to 1977. Borenstein then joined the Los Angeles law firm Tuttle and Taylor as an associate in 1978. He remained with the firm for 22 years and was eventually named a partner. In 2000 he joined Shapiro, Borenstein, and Dupont as a partner. The following year he left to co-found the law firm Overland and Borenstein, which would later become Overland, Borenstein, Schaper, and Kim in 2004. He continued on with the firm, where he practiced complex litigation, until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2009.

During his time on the Superior Court, Judge Borenstein presided over the Edelman Children's Court.

He has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, where he taught civil procedure. He also served as a panelist for Whittier Law School.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Mark A. Borenstein

  • RICK VANN ET AL VS MAURY GILES

    Feb 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    Vann et al. v. Giles

    Defendant’s Motion for Terminating Sanctions for Failure to Obey Court Orders and for Monetary Sanctions filed on 9/30/19 is DENIED without prejudice.

    On 7/31/19, the Court granted Defendant’s motions to compel Plaintiffs’ responses to discovery. Motion, Ex. A. Plaintif...

  • VIVI ROBYN STAFFORD VS BROADSTONE FAIRFAX, LLC, ET AL.

    Jan 22, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • JOSE LOPEZ, ET AL. VS PRIMESTOR, ET AL.

    Jan 22, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • TANIA OLVERA, ET AL. VS RAY FISH, ET AL.

    Jan 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • TIMOTHY BELLINGER VS GO KART WORLD, ET AL.

    Jan 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • IN THE MATTER OF BLANCA CAMPOS

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Driver's license number is incorrect.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF SARA ALEXANDRA FRITZCHE

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER ROBERTO HERNANDEZ GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MIKKEL BONDESEN

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF SINJIN CHRISTIAN FAYETTE

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is necessary. No proof of service on father.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MARVIN ALFRESO POLANCO GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is necessary. Still no proof of service on father.

    ...

  • Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF KEVIN GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DUANE LEONARD LENOX

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MICHELLE MARIA STANFORD

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. No publication.

    ...

  • IN MATTER OF JUAN GILBERTO FARIS

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DARRYL MILTON

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Still no warrant clearance or consent from Parole.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DEANDRE MARTINEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Must show proof of service on father.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER JAMIE FENG YI YEN

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF LIZETH FLORES CORTEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF JOHNNY HERNANDEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. No proof of publication and outstanding warrant must be cleared. Court also needs information about probation status.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MAKI MOREA KYQYKALIU

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Fees must be paid.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF CLAUDIA IVONNE GARCIA MIRANDA

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Mark A. Borenstein

  • RICK VANN ET AL VS MAURY GILES

    Feb 06, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    Vann et al. v. Giles

    Defendant’s Motion for Terminating Sanctions for Failure to Obey Court Orders and for Monetary Sanctions filed on 9/30/19 is DENIED without prejudice.

    On 7/31/19, the Court granted Defendant’s motions to compel Plaintiffs’ responses to discovery. Motion, Ex. A. Plaintif...

  • VIVI ROBYN STAFFORD VS BROADSTONE FAIRFAX, LLC, ET AL.

    Jan 22, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • JOSE LOPEZ, ET AL. VS PRIMESTOR, ET AL.

    Jan 22, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • TANIA OLVERA, ET AL. VS RAY FISH, ET AL.

    Jan 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • TIMOTHY BELLINGER VS GO KART WORLD, ET AL.

    Jan 21, 2020 |  Los Angeles County

    AFTER REVIEW OF THE COURT FILE, THE COURT MAKES THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

    Department 2 of the Personal Injury Court has determined that the above-entitled action is complicated based upon the number of pretrial hearings and/or the complexity of the issues presented.

    AT THE DIRECTION OF DEPARTMEN...

  • IN THE MATTER OF BLANCA CAMPOS

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Driver's license number is incorrect.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF SARA ALEXANDRA FRITZCHE

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER ROBERTO HERNANDEZ GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MIKKEL BONDESEN

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF SINJIN CHRISTIAN FAYETTE

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is necessary. No proof of service on father.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MARVIN ALFRESO POLANCO GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is necessary. Still no proof of service on father.

    ...

  • Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF KEVIN GONZALEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DUANE LEONARD LENOX

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MICHELLE MARIA STANFORD

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. No publication.

    ...

  • IN MATTER OF JUAN GILBERTO FARIS

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DARRYL MILTON

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Still no warrant clearance or consent from Parole.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF DEANDRE MARTINEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Must show proof of service on father.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER JAMIE FENG YI YEN

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF LIZETH FLORES CORTEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF JOHNNY HERNANDEZ

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. No proof of publication and outstanding warrant must be cleared. Court also needs information about probation status.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF MAKI MOREA KYQYKALIU

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    Your appearance is required. Fees must be paid.

    ...

  • IN THE MATTER OF CLAUDIA IVONNE GARCIA MIRANDA

    Apr 11, 2017 |  Los Angeles County

    The Court intends to grant the petition since no objection was filed two court days before the hearing. YOUR APPEARANCE IS NOT NECESSARY. Your petition will be granted. You may obtain a copy of the signed decree in Room 112 in the Clerk's Office on or after April 18, 2017.

    ...

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