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The Honorable Peter A. Hernandez

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department O (website)

Court Info

Los Angeles Superior Court, Department O (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (909) 802-1126

Biography

The Hon. Peter A. Hernandez is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2012 by former governor Jerry Brown.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Hernandez received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1995.

Hernandez worked as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Right's Division from 1995 to 1998.

Then, after a brief stint as an associate at Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison LLP, Hernandez became an assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California in 1999. He held that position until his appointment to the Superior Court in 2012.

Education

J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (1995)

B.A. from University of California, Berkeley

Career

Assistant U.S. Attorney at U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California in Los Angeles County, California (1999 to 2012)

Trial Attorney at U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division (1995 to 1998)

Associate at Brobeck, Phleger, and Harrison LLP in San Francisco County, California (1998 to 1999)

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