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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department W (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (562) 345-3729

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Biography

The Hon. Amy Yerkey is a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. She was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown on November 2, 2017.

Yerkey received a bachelor's degree from Binghamton University and a J.D. from the St. John’s University School of Law.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from Binghamton University
  • J.D. from St. John's University School of Law

Career

  • Administrative Law Judge at U.S. Social Security Administration (from 2015)
  • Administrative law judge at California Office of Administrative Hearings (2008 to 2015)
  • Attorney at US Customs and Border Protection (2006 to 2008)
  • Associate at Jackson Lewis LLP (2006 to 2006)
  • Law Clerk at United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York (2002 to 2005)
  • Associate at Piper Rudnick LLP (2001 to 2001)
  • Law Clerk at Judge Peter P. Olszewski Sr (2000 to 2001)
  • Associate at Kaye Scholer (1999 to 2000)