Huey P. Cotton, Jr. is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He serves as the Supervising Judge of the Northwest District. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2009. He has been selected Judge of the Year by the John M. Langston Bar Association of Los Angeles (2018), by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association (2017) and the Armenian Bar Association (2017). His article, "Dos and Don'ts for Lawyers in a Changing World" appeared in Judicature (2016) Vol. 100, No. 2. He is a co-founder and current Treasurer of the Association of African American California Judicial Officers.