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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 053 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 633-0653

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Biography

The Hon. Howard L. Halm is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on January 22, 2009, to succeed Leon S. Kaplan.

Halm received a bachelor's degree from University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from University of San Diego School of Law in 1968.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Los Angeles
  • J.D. from University of San Diego

Career

  • Equity partner at Wilson, Elser, Moskowits, Edelman & Dicker (2000 to 2009)
  • Shareholder, partner, associate at Breidenbach, Buckley, Huchting, Halm & Hamblet (1975 to 2000)
  • Deputy Attorney General at California Department of Justice (1969 to 1975)