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The Honorable Michael J. Convey

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department D (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department D (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (818) 901-4602

Biography

The Hon. Michael J. Convey is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in July 2010.

Judge Convey is a registered Democrat.

Convey graduated magna cum laude with his B.A. in English from Arizona State University in 1982. He went on to earn his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, Chicago Illinois in 1986.

From 1987-2002 Judge Convey was a trial lawyer for the law firms of Struckmeyer and Wilson (1987-1991), Nelsen, Thompson, Pegue and Thornton (1989-1991), and Silva, Clasen, and Raffalow (1991-2002). In September of 2002, he joined the Los Angeles County Superior Court as their Superior Court Commissioner. He remained there until he was appointed to the Superior Court bench in 2010.

In September of 2018 Judge Convey was one of several judges appointed to the Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee.

Some of his other memberships have included the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, the California Judges Association, the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission of the State Bar of California, and the Family Law Curriculum Committee.

Education

J.D. from DePaul University College of Law (1986)

B.A. from Arizona State University (1982) (English - Magna Cum Laude)

Career

Judge at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles County, California (2010 to 2019)

Superior Court Commissioner at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles County, California (2002 to 2010)

Lawyer at Silva, Clasen & Raffalow in Los Angeles County, California (1991 to 2002)

Lawyer at Nelsen, Thompson, Pegue & Thornton in Los Angeles County, California (1989 to 1991)

Lawyer at Struckmeyer & Wilson in Maricopa County, Arizona (1987 to 1991)

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