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Michael L. Stern

Independent calendar

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Phone: (213) 633-1062



Rulings
Case Category Published
Nutrition Distribution, LLC v. Southern SARMS, Inc.
JUDGE
Civil Procedure Feb. 5, 2018
JetSuite v. County of Los Angeles
JUDGE
Taxation Oct. 11, 2017

Columns
Title Category Published
Judge Harry Pregerson was an American hero Judges and Judiciary Dec. 5, 2017
Passing the bar Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 18, 2017
A lawyer and a lying president U.S. Supreme Court, Judges and Judiciary, Government Jul. 17, 2017
Greatest witch hunt? Don't forget Lincoln Government Jun. 2, 2017
Greatest witch hunt? Don't forget Lincoln Government May. 31, 2017
What would Honest Abe do? Government Apr. 16, 2015
Lawyer Lincoln's lesser-known lighter side Law Practice, Government Feb. 13, 2015
Take me out to the courthouse... Judges and Judiciary Sep. 25, 2014
A rare glimpse of LA law in the 19th century Books Aug. 26, 2013
Saving the soul of public justice Judges and Judiciary Oct. 4, 2012

Verdicts & Settlements
Case Name Topic Role Published
John Paul Mitchell Systems v. Unique Beauty Products, et al. Intellectual Property attorney (Plaintiff) Nov. 5, 1994
Jose Lerma, Christina Lerma v. Mahipal Shah Personal Injury judge Dec. 31, 2002
Emilee D. a minor v. Roy McCrary Personal Injury judge Jan. 22, 2003
Duan'ne Monique Land, by and through her guardian ad litem, Frank Canada v. Los Angeles Unified School District, Earl Perkins, Deborah Gayle, et al. Personal Injury judge Feb. 18, 2006
Vardanush Oganian v. Beno Nersissian Personal Injury judge Dec. 10, 2005
Jose Ruiz v. Hollywood Forever Inc., et al. Contracts judge Dec. 10, 2005
David A. Jones v. Harvey A. Zarem, Harvey A. Zarem, M.D. Inc. a Corporation, Gina Rockford Torts judge Aug. 6, 2005
Linda Wang v. Charles Xue Securities judge Sep. 3, 2005
Jose Portillo, Yeni Portillo v. Duvar Inc., Duvar Apt. Inc., American Gunite Inc., Lehigh Inc. dba Lehigh Inc., et al. Personal Injury judge Apr. 8, 2006
John Bescoe, Teresa Bescoe v. City of Claremont, et al. Personal Injury judge Apr. 1, 2003
Rodrigo Castillo v. Bishop Garcia Diego High School, Todd Orduno, Thomas Orduno, Samantha Orduno Personal Injury (Non-Vehicular) attorney (Plaintiff) Apr. 5, 2001
JPL International Diffusion Inc. v. John Paul Mitchell Systems Contracts attorney () Oct. 18, 2001
Forsite Professional Products, Inc. v. John Paul Mitchell Systems Breach of Contract attorney (Defendant) Oct. 30, 1993
Gary Rehkop v. San Bernardino Yellow Cab, San Gabriel Transit Cab, Thomas Panos Personal Injury judge Aug. 5, 2003
Erika Berg v. Ronald Darden, D.D.S. Personal Injury judge Aug. 5, 2003
Alison O'Neill v. Carlos Rodriguez, Irma Rodriguez, Philip Bouchereau, Philip Bouchereau Realty, Jerry Kessler, A. Tovar Termite and Pest Control Real Property judge Mar. 29, 2005
Diane Nistler v. Penn Mar Therapeutic Center, Gary Schlecter Personal Injury judge May. 24, 2005
Bart Trevino v. Neighborhood Partners, Overhead Door, Vortex Industries Personal Injury judge Jun. 1, 2005
Frank Tsushima v. Max Koemans Contracts judge Nov. 23, 2004
Chuk Isak v. Dae Sik Lee Contracts judge Nov. 30, 2004
Emilee D. v. Roy McCrary Personal Injury judge Feb. 19, 2003
Dwight Harlow v. Jacob Rispler, The Laser and Dermatology Institute Personal Injury judge Feb. 25, 2003
Carolina Cisneros v. Monumental Life Insurance Company Insurance judge Feb. 25, 2003
Joseph Chammas and Zelia Chammas v. Fresh and Green Personal Injury judge Feb. 25, 2003
Rosa Bravo as Sister and Guardian ad Litem for Maria Velazquez v. Laidlaw Transit Inc. Personal Injury judge Dec. 9, 2003
Gemini Aluminum Corporation v. Regency Aluminum Products Inc. Contracts judge Mar. 16, 2004
Quincy Jones, an individual and dba Quincy Jones Productions v. MJJ Productions Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, and Does 1 through 50 Contracts judge Sep. 22, 2017
Fred Hall v. City of Los Angeles, and Does 1 to 10 Employment Law judge Nov. 17, 2017
Case Category Published
Nutrition Distribution, LLC v. Southern SARMS, Inc.
JUDGE
Civil Procedure Feb. 5, 2018
JetSuite v. County of Los Angeles
JUDGE
Taxation Oct. 11, 2017
Case Name Topic Role Published
John Paul Mitchell Systems v. Unique Beauty Products, et al. Intellectual Property attorney (Plaintiff) Nov. 5, 1994
Jose Lerma, Christina Lerma v. Mahipal Shah Personal Injury judge Dec. 31, 2002
Emilee D. a minor v. Roy McCrary Personal Injury judge Jan. 22, 2003
Duan'ne Monique Land, by and through her guardian ad litem, Frank Canada v. Los Angeles Unified School District, Earl Perkins, Deborah Gayle, et al. Personal Injury judge Feb. 18, 2006
Vardanush Oganian v. Beno Nersissian Personal Injury judge Dec. 10, 2005
Jose Ruiz v. Hollywood Forever Inc., et al. Contracts judge Dec. 10, 2005
David A. Jones v. Harvey A. Zarem, Harvey A. Zarem, M.D. Inc. a Corporation, Gina Rockford Torts judge Aug. 6, 2005
Linda Wang v. Charles Xue Securities judge Sep. 3, 2005
Jose Portillo, Yeni Portillo v. Duvar Inc., Duvar Apt. Inc., American Gunite Inc., Lehigh Inc. dba Lehigh Inc., et al. Personal Injury judge Apr. 8, 2006
John Bescoe, Teresa Bescoe v. City of Claremont, et al. Personal Injury judge Apr. 1, 2003
Rodrigo Castillo v. Bishop Garcia Diego High School, Todd Orduno, Thomas Orduno, Samantha Orduno Personal Injury (Non-Vehicular) attorney (Plaintiff) Apr. 5, 2001
JPL International Diffusion Inc. v. John Paul Mitchell Systems Contracts attorney () Oct. 18, 2001
Forsite Professional Products, Inc. v. John Paul Mitchell Systems Breach of Contract attorney (Defendant) Oct. 30, 1993
Gary Rehkop v. San Bernardino Yellow Cab, San Gabriel Transit Cab, Thomas Panos Personal Injury judge Aug. 5, 2003
Erika Berg v. Ronald Darden, D.D.S. Personal Injury judge Aug. 5, 2003
Alison O'Neill v. Carlos Rodriguez, Irma Rodriguez, Philip Bouchereau, Philip Bouchereau Realty, Jerry Kessler, A. Tovar Termite and Pest Control Real Property judge Mar. 29, 2005
Diane Nistler v. Penn Mar Therapeutic Center, Gary Schlecter Personal Injury judge May. 24, 2005
Bart Trevino v. Neighborhood Partners, Overhead Door, Vortex Industries Personal Injury judge Jun. 1, 2005
Frank Tsushima v. Max Koemans Contracts judge Nov. 23, 2004
Chuk Isak v. Dae Sik Lee Contracts judge Nov. 30, 2004
Emilee D. v. Roy McCrary Personal Injury judge Feb. 19, 2003
Dwight Harlow v. Jacob Rispler, The Laser and Dermatology Institute Personal Injury judge Feb. 25, 2003
Carolina Cisneros v. Monumental Life Insurance Company Insurance judge Feb. 25, 2003
Joseph Chammas and Zelia Chammas v. Fresh and Green Personal Injury judge Feb. 25, 2003
Rosa Bravo as Sister and Guardian ad Litem for Maria Velazquez v. Laidlaw Transit Inc. Personal Injury judge Dec. 9, 2003
Gemini Aluminum Corporation v. Regency Aluminum Products Inc. Contracts judge Mar. 16, 2004
Quincy Jones, an individual and dba Quincy Jones Productions v. MJJ Productions Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, and Does 1 through 50 Contracts judge Sep. 22, 2017
Fred Hall v. City of Los Angeles, and Does 1 to 10 Employment Law judge Nov. 17, 2017
Title Category Published
Judge Harry Pregerson was an American hero Judges and Judiciary Dec. 5, 2017
Passing the bar Law Practice, Ethics/Professional Responsibility Oct. 18, 2017
A lawyer and a lying president U.S. Supreme Court, Judges and Judiciary, Government Jul. 17, 2017
Greatest witch hunt? Don't forget Lincoln Government Jun. 2, 2017
Greatest witch hunt? Don't forget Lincoln Government May. 31, 2017
What would Honest Abe do? Government Apr. 16, 2015
Lawyer Lincoln's lesser-known lighter side Law Practice, Government Feb. 13, 2015
Take me out to the courthouse... Judges and Judiciary Sep. 25, 2014
A rare glimpse of LA law in the 19th century Books Aug. 26, 2013
Saving the soul of public justice Judges and Judiciary Oct. 4, 2012