Michelle Williams Court is a judge on the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. She was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in December 2011, and was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in January 2021.
Prior to joining the court, Judge Court was vice president and general counsel at Bet Tzedek (2002-2011). Her other previous roles include senior associate at Milberg LLP (2000-2002); community builder fellow and civil rights specialist of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (1999-2000); litigation associate at Litt and Marquez (1995-1999); project attorney at ACLU (1994-1995); and an associate at Gilbert Kelly Crowley and Jennett (1993-1994).
Judge Court received her undergraduate degree from Pomona College and her J.D. from Loyola Law School.