A Virtual Coffee Chat with Judge Dennis Landín ('77)

Judge Dennis Landín


Sep20
12:10 pm
2021-09-20 12:10:00 2021-09-20 12:10:00 A Virtual Coffee Chat with Judge Dennis Landín ('77)

Judge Landín received a B.A. in Political Science from Occidental College in
1977 and a law degree from UCLA in 1980. Immediately after law school he worked as
a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach and in 1982 joined the
Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California. During his
20 year career there he handled ever type of federal criminal case both at the trial and
appellate level. From 1992 until he left that office, he held the title of Chief Assistant
and was responsible for the training and supervision of fifty attorneys. In 2002 he was
appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court by Governor Davis. For fifteen years he
heard criminal matters ranging from petty theft to murder and then in 2017 moved to a
civil assignment in downtown Los Angeles and has a caseload that includes employment
discrimination, property and business disputes, and personal injury matters.

Judge Landín has been a Board Member of the California Judges Association, a
Trustee of the Los Angeles County Law Library and a past president of the California
Latino Judges Association. He taught trial advocacy at the USC School of Law from
2006 to 2012 and teaches various classes for the Los Angeles Superior Court and the
Center on Judicial Education and Research. He serves as a Teen Court Judge at Wilson
High School and for the last twenty-four years has been on the Board of Directors of the
Mexican American Bar Foundation, a non-profit organization that grants scholarships to
Latino students who attend law schools in Los Angeles County.

 

Meeting ID: 843 0863 7844
Passcode: 975021
Via Zoom
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Via Zoom
Event Date: Monday, September 20, 2021

Judge Landín received a B.A. in Political Science from Occidental College in
1977 and a law degree from UCLA in 1980. Immediately after law school he worked as
a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Foundation of Long Beach and in 1982 joined the
Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California. During his
20 year career there he handled ever type of federal criminal case both at the trial and
appellate level. From 1992 until he left that office, he held the title of Chief Assistant
and was responsible for the training and supervision of fifty attorneys. In 2002 he was
appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court by Governor Davis. For fifteen years he
heard criminal matters ranging from petty theft to murder and then in 2017 moved to a
civil assignment in downtown Los Angeles and has a caseload that includes employment
discrimination, property and business disputes, and personal injury matters.

Judge Landín has been a Board Member of the California Judges Association, a
Trustee of the Los Angeles County Law Library and a past president of the California
Latino Judges Association. He taught trial advocacy at the USC School of Law from
2006 to 2012 and teaches various classes for the Los Angeles Superior Court and the
Center on Judicial Education and Research. He serves as a Teen Court Judge at Wilson
High School and for the last twenty-four years has been on the Board of Directors of the
Mexican American Bar Foundation, a non-profit organization that grants scholarships to
Latino students who attend law schools in Los Angeles County.

 

Meeting ID: 843 0863 7844
Passcode: 975021
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