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The Honorable Diego H. Edber

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 101 (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 101 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (818) 989-6801

Biography

The Hon. Diego H. Edber is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2018 by former governor Jerry Brown. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Patrick A. Cathcart (Ret.).

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Edber received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Edber began his legal career as an associate at Deloitte and Touche LLP in 1998, and for Ball and Yorke in 1999, before becoming a sole practitioner in 2000.

His time in the private sector was brief. Edber joined the California Department of Justice's Office of the Attorney General in 2001, where he worked as a deputy attorney general. He held that position until 2007 when he then became a deputy city attorney for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

Then, in 2017, Edber was made a court commissioner for the Los Angeles County Superior Court. He remained in that capacity until his appointment to the bench a year later.

Education

B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara

J.D. from University of Minnesota Law School

Career

Court Commissioner at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles County, California (2017 to 2018)

Deputy City Attorney at Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles County, California (2007 to 2017)

Deputy Attorney General at California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General (2001 to 2007)

Sole Practitioner at Private Practice (2000 to 2001)

Associate at Ball and Yorke in Ventura County, California (1999 to 2000)

Associate at Deloitte and Touche LLP (1998 to 1999)

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