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The Hon. Valerie Salkin is a judge on the Los Angeles Superior Court in California. She was appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010, after winning the 2010 primary election for the same seat.

Salkin received a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.

Judge Salkin is a Democrat.


  • J.D. from University of Southern California (1992)
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Michigan (1988)


  • Deputy District Attorney at Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office in Los Angeles County, California (1998 to 2010)
  • Deputy Legal Counsel at Board of Equalization Chair Brad Sherman (1994 to 1998)