James A. Steele
|James A. Steele|
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|Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger|
|Past post:||Lawyer, Steele and Persoff|
|Undergraduate:||University of San Diego|
|Law School:||California Western School of Law|
James A. Steele was a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He was appointed by former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on March 17, 2007. Steele won re-election unopposed in 2010. Steele retired from the court on September 30, 2014.
Steele received a bachelor's degree from University of San Diego and a J.D. from California Western School of Law. Steele also holds a masters' degree in business from University of Southern California and a graduate degree in taxation from University of San Diego Law School.
- 2007-2014:Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
- 1989-Present: Professor, UCLA Department of Engineering
- 1989-2007: Lawyer, Steele and Persoff
- 1977-1989: In-house counsel, Federated Department Stores