Governor Names LCF Resident L.A. County Superior Court Judge

Fernando Aenlle-Rocha

Gov. Jerry Brown this week included La Cañada Flintridge resident Fernando Aenlle-Rocha among his appointments to judgeships in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, according to a release from the governor’s office.
Aenlle-Rocha, 55, has been a partner at White and Case LLP since 2005. He was previously a partner at McDermott, Will and Emery LLP from 2000 to 2005 and an associate at Stephan, Oringher, Richman and Theodora PC from 1999 to 2000.
He served as an assistant U.S. attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California, from 1994 to 1999 and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, from 1990 to 1994. Before that, Aenlle-Rocha served as a deputy district attorney in the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office from 1987 to 1990.
Aenlle-Rocha, a Republican, earned a Juris Doctor degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law, and a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jane L. Johnson.
Aenlle-Rocha is joined on the bench by Robert S. Harrison, Sarah J. Heidel, Gus T. May, Rubiya Nur, Nancy A. Ramirez, Lynn H. Scaduto, Neetu S. Badhan-Smith and J. Christopher Smith.

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