The Honorable Victoria B. Wilson

Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department 051

Biography

The Hon. Victoria B. Wilson is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench by former governor Jerry Brown in 2017. She filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Steven R. Van Sicklen (Ret.).

She is registered without party preference.

Judge Wilson graduated magna cum laude with her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She went on to earn her J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. While at UCLA, Wilson was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and also appeared on the Dean's List.

Wilson became a deputy attorney general for the California Department of Justice's Office of the Attorney General in 1994. Seven years later, Wilson rose to a supervisorial post when she was made supervising deputy attorney general in 2001. She was serving in that capacity at the time of her appointment to the Superior Court in 2017. During her tenure there, Wilson served as a trainer for new-hires at the A.G.'s office, where she taught on the subject of appellate brief writing. She also served as a lecturer for the California Peace Officers Association.

During her time on the bench, Judge Wilson was assigned to the Metropolitan courthouse, where she presided over misdemeanor trials.

Wilson, who is of Armenian descent, was born in Los Angeles and considers English to be her second language. She was the first in her family to graduate from college.

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