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The Honorable Mitchell L. Beckloff

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department M (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department M (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (310) 255-1846

Biography

The Hon. Mitchell L. Beckloff is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2007 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of Judson Morris.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Beckloff received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1983. He went on to earn his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1989. While at Loyola, he served as Editor of the Law Review.

After graduating from law school, Beckloff joined the law firm of Pillsbury, Madison, and Sutro in 1989 as an associate. In 1992 he became an attorney for Auxiliary Legal Services. He entered into private practice in 1994 and became the founding partner for the law firm Groman and Beckloff. He joined the Los Angeles Superior Court in 1999 where he served as a court referee until 2001 when he became a Superior Court Commissioner. Beckloff was serving in that capacity at the time of his appointment to the bench in 2007.

During his time on the Superior Court, Judge Beckloff was named a supervising judge for the Probate Department in 2009.

He also served as a panelist for the Continuing Legal Education program.

Education

J.D. from Loyola Law School (1989)

B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles (1983)

Career

Court Referee at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles County, California (1999 to 2001)

Court Commissioner at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles County, California (2001 to 2007)

Founding Partner at Groman and Beckloff (1994 to 1999)

Attorney at Auxiliary Legal Services (1992 to 1994)

Attorney at Pillsbury, Madison, and Sutro (1989 to 1992)

Panelist at Continuing Legal Education Programs

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