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Biography

The Hon. Amy D. Hogue is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She succeeded Stephen O'Neil when he passed away unexpectedly in July of 2001. Hogue was appointed to the bench by former governor Gray Davis in 2002.

Judge Hogue received her B.A. from Duke University, graduating summa cum laude. She attended Cambridge University as a Fullbright Scholar before earning her J.D. at Duke University School of Law in 1979.

After graduating from law school, Hogue joined the law firm of Lillick, McHose, and Charles, which would eventually become Pillsbury Winthrop. Her area of practice at the firm mainly involved litigating media cases. Some of her clients were actor Tom Cruise and basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabar. She was named a senior partner for the firm prior to her appointment to the Superior Court in 2002.

She has written for the Loyola Law Review.

Education

  • J.D. from Duke University School of Law (1979)
  • B.A. from Duke University
  • Fullbright Scholar from Cambridge University

Career

  • Attorney at Lillick, McHose and Charles in Los Angeles County, California
  • Senior Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop in Los Angeles County, California (until 2002)