The Honorable Marvin M. Lager

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department deceased

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The Hon. Marvin M. Lager (deceased) served as a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. Lager was initially appointed to the Los Angeles Municipal Court by former Governor Pete Wilson in 1994. Three years later, he was subsequently elevated to the Superior Court.

Over the course of his judicial career, Lager held assignments in the Probate Department as well as the Appellate Division. He retired from the bench on April 5, 2019.

Lager earned a B.A. from Queens College at the City University of New York in 1975. He then completed a J.D. at Columbia University School of Law in 1978.

After graduating from law school, Lager began his legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. Thomas J. Lydon of the United States Court of Claims in Washington, D.C. The following year, he relocated to California and entered into private practice, where he specialized in business litigation.

He started as an associate at Memel, Jacobs, Pierno, Gersh & Ellsworth in Century City. He remained with the firm until 1986, at which time he joined Hirschtick, Chenen, Cohen & Linden in Marina Del Rey. He worked in that capacity for the next eight years.

Lager was born and raised in New York. He passed away on July 13, 2020.

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