The Hon. Steven D. Blades is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2006 by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He filled the vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. David Isumu Doi (Ret.).
He is a registered Republican.
Judge Blades graduated cum laude with his B.S. from California Polytechnic State University in 1982. He went on to earn his J.D. with honors from Southwestern Law School in 1990.
After graduating from law school, Blades joined the law firm of Manning and Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez as an associate in 1996. He practiced civil rights and torts law for the firm, where he was serving as a partner at the time of his appointment to the Superior Court in 2006.
J.D. from Southwestern Law School (1990)
B.S. from California State Polytechnic University (1982)
Associate at Manning and Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez in Los Angeles County, California (from 1996)
Partner at Manning and Marder, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez in Los Angeles County, California (until 2006)