Over the course of her 13 years of judicial service, Judge Feffer served in an unlimited jurisdiction civil independent calendar court for 6 years, a civil trial court for 3 years, and a family law court for 4 years. During that time, Judge Feffer presided over more than 75 civil jury trials, more than 500 civil bench trials, hundreds of evidentiary hearings, and numerous settlement conferences, with a diverse range of complex factual and legal issues. Judge Feffer has handled a wide array of cases, including employment litigation, professional liability, personal injury, elder abuse, products liability, business litigation and partnership disputes, real estate litigation, land use litigation, eminent domain, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, and entertainment cases.
In addition to her civil court assignments, Judge Feffer served four years in the Family Law Division, where she presided over, and issued rulings on, thousands of cases involving all types of contested and complex family law subject matters, including business valuation, property valuation and characterization, validity of pre-marital agreements, child custody and support, and spousal support.
Judge Feffer is highly regarded for her thorough preparation and ability to connect with litigants, understanding and appreciating the conflicting perspectives involved in disputes. She is committed to working on matters until they are resolved to the satisfaction of the parties. Her patience, compassion, and dedication have helped establish her reputation as an even-handed and esteemed jurist.
Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Feffer served as a partner and trial lawyer litigating civil actions in state and federal court, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.
2007 – 2020 Judge of the Superior Court, Los Angeles
Regularly engaged as a speaker and panelist on litigation-oriented topics for various associations including ABOTA, LACBA, CAALA, ASCDC, the State Bar of California, and the Civil Jury Project at NYU School of Law, Judge Feffer is well known for her eloquence, respectful and decisive judicial temperament, and exceptional legal knowledge.
For a complete list of Judge Feffer’s speaking engagements and publications, please visit her website at www.JudgeFeffer.com.