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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 003 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 633-0253

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Biography

The Hon. David J. Cowan is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California. He was appointed to the court by former governor Jerry Brown on June 18, 2014, to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Diana M. Wheatley.

Cowan received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from Columbia University
  • J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Career

  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (from 2014)
  • Commissioner at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (2005 to 2014)
  • Attorney at Private Practice (1994 to 2005)
  • Of Counsel at Hong and Chang (2001 to 2002)
  • Associate at Leland Parachini Flinn Steinberg Matzger and Melnick (1992 to 1994)
  • Associate at Rogers and Wells (1988 to 1992)