Anthony J. Mohr

Anthony J. Mohr

Governor Pete Wilson appointed Anthony J. Mohr to the Los Angeles Municipal Court in 1994 and elevated him to the Superior Court on December 23, 1997. For 12 years he sat in the complex litigation courts and, two years ago, took a trial courts assignment at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. In the fall of 2009, he sat as a judge pro tem in Division 8 of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District. He currently is the Chair of the California Judges Association’s Committee on Judicial Ethics and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School.

Articles written by this author:
Surprise me!

Surprise me!

It may be time for a little more derring-do in the courtroom

Anthony J. Mohr

2014 July


Don’t surprise me

Don’t surprise me

Surprises during trial cause confusion and delays – a list of “Oh no” events to avoid

Anthony J. Mohr

2015 July


Final arguments: A judge’s collection

A rundown of interesting, sometimes original, sometimes funny final arguments collected over 22 years on the bench

Anthony J. Mohr

2016 July


Common mistakes you can avoid

The master-calendar civil trial courts offer this judge a new perspective on common mistakes in the courtroom and how to avoid them

Anthony J. Mohr

2018 July


With all due respect

With all due respect

From sailing to the courtroom, every line of work has its series of code words and phrases. Knowing how and when to use them is important

Anthony J. Mohr
Elizabeth Allen White

2019 July