Steven J. Kleifield

Steven J. Kleifield

Steven J. Kleifield is a judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court. He was appointed by Gov. Gray Davis, and took the bench on September 12, 2002. He is currently assigned to a general civil court at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, where he hears a variety of civil cases.

Articles written by this author:

Do you want the judge to read your papers?

The importance of “bookmarks” in your electronically filed documents, and the properly tabbed courtesy copy of your printed filing

Steven J. Kleifield

2019 July


Effective courtroom lawyering - don't annoy the judge!

Effective courtroom lawyering - don't annoy the judge!

Don’t annoy the judge. Why would you want to annoy the person you are trying to convince?

Steven J. Kleifield

2021 July