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Adjunct Faculty

Hon. Judith L. Meyer

Adjunct Professor of Law

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Judith Levey Meyer is a Superior Court Judge for Los Angeles County, currently presiding over criminal felony trial matters in the Long Beach Courthouse. In addition, for the past 15 years, she has been an Adjunct Law Professor at differing law schools teaching a variety of subjects including: Evidence, Criminal Law, Trial Advocacy and Criminal Motions.

Prior to taking the bench in 2006, she served for 13 years as a Criminal Prosecutor. 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, she 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, Judith 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, Judith also served during law school as a clerk and interpreter for the California Center for Law and the Deaf.

A San Fernando Valley native, Judge Meyer now lives in Long Beach with her husband, Steve. They are avid scuba divers, skiers and sailors. They enjoy spending evenings at home with their dogs.

Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, since 2006
Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County, 1995-2006
Deputy District Attorney, Ventura County, 1994 – 1995
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, J.D., 1993
University of California – Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, B.A., 1988
Adjunct Professor, Whittier Law School, 2009-Present
Adjunct Professor, California State University, Long Beach 2008 – 2009
Adjunct Professor, Pacific Coast University School of Law, 2002 – 2007
Instructor, Los Angeles County Superior Court and Administration of the Courts
Instructor, Los Angeles County Court Interpreters
Professional Ski Patrolman, Mammoth Mountain, CA 1988 – 1994
Professional Emergency Medical Technician, CA 1984 – 1994
Professional White Water Rafting Guide, California 1982 – 1994