Adjunct Professor of Law
Judith Levey Meyer is a Superior Court Judge for Los Angeles County, currently presiding over Preliminary Hearings in the Long Beach Courthouse. Prior to taking the bench in 2006, she served for 13 years as a Criminal Prosecutor, first in Ventura County and then in Los Angeles County. She prosecuted a variety of cases, but specialized in cases involving adult and child sexual assault, family violence, stalking, and elder abuse. During law school, Judge Meyer clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office Organized Crime Strike Force and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. She taught for 5 years as an Assistant Professor at Pacific Coast University School of Law teaching: Criminal Law, Legal Writing, Criminal Procedure and Constitutional Law.
Judge Meyer graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1993 with her Juris Doctorate degree. In addition, she studied Negotiation, Mediation & Arbitration from the Institute for Alternative Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1988.
During her undergraduate years, Judge Meyer began her career of leadership and service as a professional whitewater raft guide, Emergency Medical Technician, and professional ski patrolman. Skilled in American Sign Language, she also served during law school as a clerk and interpreter for the California Center for Law and the Deaf.