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Dennis Perluss

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Dennis Perluss
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Current Court Information:
California Second District Court of Appeal
Title:   Presiding justice
Position:   Division Seven
Salary:  $207,463
Appointed by:   Gov. Gray Davis
Active:   2001-1/2015
Chief:   2003-2015
Past post:   Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
Past term:   1999-2001
Personal History
Born:   5/12/1948
Undergraduate:   Stanford University, 1970
Law School:   Harvard University, 1973
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  2nd District Court of Appeal
Position:  Retention
State:  California
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014

Dennis M. Perluss is the presiding justice of Division Seven of the Second District Court of Appeal in California. He was appointed by former Governor Gray Davis, taking his oath of office on October 22, 2001. He was retained by voters in 2002 and became presiding justice on January 10, 2003. His current term ends on January 5, 2015.[1] He is running for retention in 2014.[2]



See also: California judicial elections, 2014
Perluss is running for retention to the 2nd District Court of Appeal. The general election takes place on November 4, 2014.[2]


Dennis Perluss graduated from Stanford in 1970 and received his J.D. from Harvard in 1973.[3]


Dennis Perluss worked as a law clerk for Shirley Hufstedler of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1973 to 1974. After this, he was a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart. From 1975 to 1999, he was an attorney for law firms Hufstedler & Kaus and Morrison & Foerster. He was then appointed to the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, where he served until 2001.[3][4]

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