•  Served 18 years as a Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, with the last 14 years presiding over general jurisdiction civil matters

•  Justice Pro Tem of the California Court of Appeal, 2nd District, from 2013 to 2015 and 2009

•  Partner at Munger Tolles & Olson, specializing in civil litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants (1985-2000)

•  Graduated first in her class from Loyola Law School, summa cum laude, and received over 10 awards for academic excellence

•  Honored by CAALA as its “Trial Judge of the Year” in 2012

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Hon. Rita “Sunny” Miller

Mediator  •  Arbitrator  •  Referee

Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court, Retired