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The Hon. Mel Red Recana is a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by former Governor Brown.

Julian joined the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in 1999. He served in the Long Beach Courthouse for 11 years. During that time, he also became involved with various bar associations, including the Philippine American Bar Association (PABA), as a founding officer and assistant secretary.


  • J.D. from Loyola Law School (1998)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California - Berkley (1992)


  • Deputy District Attorney at Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in Los Angeles County, California (1999 to 2015)