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The Honorable Georgina T. Rizk

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 002 (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 002 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 310-7002

Biography

The Hon. Georgina T. Rizk is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. She was appointed to the bench in 2007 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Jon Mayeda (Ret.).

She is registered decline-to-state.

Judge Rizk received her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She went on to earn her J.D. from UCLA School of Law.

In 1975, Rizk became a staff attorney for the Center for Law and Justice, where she would practice for two years. Then, she joined the Federal Public Defender's Office, where she served as a deputy federal public defender from 1978 to 1980.

In 1983, Rizk left the public sector to enter into private practice as a sole practitioner.

After four years in private practice, Rizk became an administrative law judge for the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board in 1988. She was serving in that capacity at the time of her appointment to the Superior Court in 2007.

Education

J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

Bachelor's degree from University of California, Los Angeles

Career

Administrative Law Judge at Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (1988 to 2007)

Sole Practitioner at Private Practice (1983 to 1987)

Deputy Federal Public Defender at Federal Public Defender's Office in Los Angeles County, California (1978 to 1980)

Staff Attorney at Center for Law and Justice (1975 to 1977)

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