The Honorable Michael L. Stern

Los Angeles Superior Court

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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 062 (website)

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The Hon. Michael L. Stern is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California.

He was primarily a business litigator and has focused on trademark infringement since 1984. He worked for 13 years in the U.S. Department of Justice, handling criminal cases. He has also served on the board of directors of the Los Angeles chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Stern earned his law degree from Harvard Law School after graduating from Stanford University. He also holds an LL.M. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law.

He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Thomas P. Allen Jr.


  • B.A. from Stanford
  • J.D. from Boalt Hall