The Honorable Joseph R. Porras

Los Angeles Superior Court

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department J (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (562) 345-3715

Courtroom Rules

Biography

The Hon. Joseph R. Porras is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown on December 27, 2012.

Porras received a bachelor's degree from University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Berkeley
  • J.D. from Loyola Law School

Career

  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (from 2012)
  • Deputy District Attorney at Hardcore Gang Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in Los Angeles County, California (1999 to 2012)