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The Honorable H. Chester Horn, Jr.

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department I (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department I (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (310) 255-1854

Biography

The Hon. H. Chester Horn, Jr. is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Gray Davis in 2002. He filled the vacancy created by the death of Ronald Cappai.

Judge Horn received his bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1969. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1972.

Horn joined the State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General in 1972 as a deputy attorney general for their Antitrust Section. After almost a decade with the A.G.'s office, Horn left to enter into private practice in 1981. In 1986 he re-joined the A.G.'s office and was serving in their Charitable Trusts Section at the time of his appointment to the Superior Court in 2002.

Judge Horn has served as a judicial advisor for the Santa Monica Bar Association.

Education

J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (1972)

Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Santa Barbara (1969) (Philosophy)

Career

Deputy Attorney General at State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Antitrust Section in Sacramento County, California (1972 to 1981)

Attorney at Private Practice (1981 to 1986)

Deputy Attorney General at State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Charitable Trusts Section in Sacramento County, California (1986 to 2002)

Judicial Advisor at Santa Monica Bar Association in Los Angeles County, CA

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