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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department D (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (818) 265-6413

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Biography

The Hon. Ralph C. Hofer is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on July 16, 2009, to succeed Darlene E. Schempp.

Hofer received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

Judge Hofer is a Republican.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from University of California, Los Angeles
  • J.D. from University of Southern California

Career

  • Attorney at Blecher & Collins (1986 to 2009)
  • Assistant U.S Attorney at U.S. Department of Justice (1983 to 1986)
  • Litigation associate at Bryan Cave (1982 to 1983)
  • Litigation associate at Blecher Collins and Hoecker (1981 to 1982)
  • Litigation associate at Ball Hunt Hart Brown and Baerwitz (1978 to 1980)