The Honorable Maren E. Nelson

Los Angeles Superior Court

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 017 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 310-7017

Courtroom Rules

Biography

The Hon. Maren E. Nelson is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. She was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in January 2009 to succeed Deanne Smith Meyers.

Nelson received a bachelor's degree from Occidental College and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.

Education

  • J.D. from University of Southern California (1981)
  • A.B. from Occidental College (1978)

Career

  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (from 2009)
  • Commissioner at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (2004 to 2009)
  • Attorney at Morrison & Foerster (1997 to 2004)
  • Attorney at Overton, Lyman & Prince (1991 to 1997)