The Honorable Huey P. Cotton, Jr.

Los Angeles Superior Court

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The Hon. Huey P. Cotton, Jr. is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in January 2009 to succeed David Horwitz.

Cotton received a bachelor's degree from Amherst University and a J.D. from Temple University.


  • Bachelor's Degree from Amherst University
  • J.D. from Temple University


  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (from 2009)
  • Attorney at Cozen O'Connor (1988 to 2009)
  • Senior Trial Attorney at Defenders Association of Philadelphia (1983 to 1988)
  • Staff Attorney at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1982 to 1983)