Wednesday, June 13, 2018

2/4's PJ Epstein to retire

Today's MetNews reports Presiding Justice Norman L. Epstein Slates Aug. 22 Retirement From Court of AppealJurist, 85, Widely Hailed for Excellence of His Opinions, Collegiality, Authorship of Treatises, Contributions to Judicial Education

Court of Appeal Presiding Justice Norman L. Epstein of this district’s Div. Four, generally regarded as one of California’s outstanding appellate jurists, has slated an Aug. 22 retirement after 45 years of judicial service, starting with the Los Angeles Municipal Court.
Known both for affability and scholarship, his many honors include the UCLA Law Alumnus of the Year Award (1970), the Los Angeles County Bar Association Distinguished Trial Jurist Award (1987-88), the California Judges Association’s President’s Award (1988), the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library Beacon of Justice Award (2005), and the Judicial Council’s Jurist of the Year Award (2007).