The Honorable William A. MacLaughlin

Los Angeles Superior Court

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Los Angeles Superior Court, Department 089 (website)

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The Hon. William A. MacLaughlin is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson in 1992.

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


  • Bachelor's Degree from Yale University
  • J.D. from Yale Law School


  • Judge at Superior Court of Los Angeles County in Los Angeles County, California (from 1992)
  • Sole Practitioner at Private Practice (1978 to 1992)
  • Attorney at MacLaughlin and Gerber (1974 to 1978)
  • Attorney at Wetherbee and MacLaughlin (1964 to 1974)