The Honorable John Shepard Wiley, Jr.

Los Angeles Superior Court

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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 9 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 310-7009

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Biography

The Hon. John Shepard Wiley, Jr. is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by former governor Gray Davis in August 2002.

Wiley received a bachelor's degree from University of California, Davis and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law.

Prior to becoming a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Wiley worked as a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also worked as a law clerk for late Judge Frank M. Coffin who was on the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Maine as well as for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Wiley worked in the early 1990s as a federal prosecutor.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Davis
  • J.D. from University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
  • M.A. Economics from University of California, Berkeley

Career

  • Law Professor at University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California
  • Law Clerk at Judge Frank M. Coffin of the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Maine
  • Law Clerk at U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr in Washington, D.C.
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney at U.S. Attorney's Office Central District of California