BELLFLOWER COURT:


Bellflower Courthouse

10025 E. Flower Street., Bellflower, CA 90706-5499

Serving the cities of Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens and Lakewood.

Comissioner Edward H. Drayer, Division 1 graduated from Cerritos College with an assciates degree and from Cal State Long Beach. He received his law degree from Western State University College of Law in 1973. He worked as a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney from 1973 - 1977. He was a partner with the law firm of McKenzie & Drayer from 1977 - 1982 and as a sole practitioner from 1982 - 1996. He served as Mayor of the City of Bellflower in 1980 & 1981 and as a Bellflower City Councilman from 1978 to 1980. He was appointed to the Los Angeles Municipal Court Commissioner. He was elevated to the Los Angeles Superior Court through unification in 2000.

Site Judge Leland H. Tipton, Division 3 graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1963 and from UCLA School of Law 1966. He worked as a Los Angeles County Deputy Public Defender from 1971 - 1987. He was appointed Los Angeles Municipal Court Commissioner from 1987 - 1996, and was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson to the Los Cerritos Municipal Court in 1997. He was elevaed to the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2000 by Unification. He is 63 years old in 2005.

Judge Lyle M. Mackenzie, Division 5 graduated from Cal State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and from Southwestern University School of Law in 1964. In 1966, he was a sole practicioner in Bellflower. He was a partner with the law firm of Weberg & Mackenzie from 1967 - 1977. He was a sole practicioner from 1972 - 1977 and was a partner with the law firm of Mackenzie & Drayer from 1977 - 1982. He was appointed Los Cerritos Municipal Court Commissioner from 1982 - 1996 and was appointed to the Los Angeles Municipal court by Governor Pete Wilson in 1996 and was elevated to the Los Angeles Superior Cort by unification of the courts in 2000. He is 72 years old in 2005. His court clerk is Sherry McCormick.

 

Civil Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(562) 804-8009

Criminal Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (562) 804-8018

District Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (562) 804-8085

Public Defender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (562) 804-8083

Small Claims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (562) 804-8011

Traffic Department Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (562) 804-8024

Jury Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(562) 804-8260

 

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