The Honorable Richard Edward Rico

Los Angeles Superior Court

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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 017 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (213) 633-0517

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The Hon. Richard Edward Rico is a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. Rico won the primary election on June 5, 2018.

Rico received a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a J.D. from Stanford University.


  • J.D. from Stanford University (1984)
  • Bachelor's Degree from Yale University (1976)


  • Partner at Breidenbach, Buckley, Huchting, Halm & Hamblet
  • Senior Attorney at California Court of Appeal (from 1995)
  • Judge Pro-Tem at Los Angeles Municipal Court in Los Angeles County, California (from 1994)