The Honorable Peter A. Hernandez

Los Angeles Superior Court

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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 001 (website)

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The Hon. Peter A. Hernandez of Alhambra, served as an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California since 1999. He was a litigation associate at Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison LLP from 1998 to 1999. Previously, Hernandez was a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1995 to 1998.

He earned a J.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Hernandez is a Democrat.


  • B.A. from University of California, Berkeley
  • J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles


  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (2012 to 2021)
  • U.S. Attorney at Central District of California (1999 to 2012)
  • Trial Attorney at Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice (1995 to 1998)