Helen I. Bendix
Judge Helen I. Bendix is supervising judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court settlement courts and presides over a settlement court in Department 18 in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse. She is immediate past Chair of the LASC’s ADR Committee. Prior to her judicial appointment in 1997, she was Senior VP and General Counsel of KCET, and a partner in the Los Angeles office of Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe. She also practiced law in Washington, D.C. before moving to Los Angeles. Judge Bendix has authored articles and treatises on federal practice and procedure, ADR, and international law, and has taught at the Pepperdine, UCLA and American University Law Schools. She is a member of the Judicial Council’s Civil and Small Claims Committee where she chairs the ADR Subcommittee, the American Law Institute, and the Chancery Club.