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Judith Michael Fouladi

Judith Michael Fouladi

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About me

Formerly a partner at Bohm, Matsen, Kegel & Aguilera, LLP, an Orange County law firm known for providing clients with sophisticated representation in diverse areas of practice, Ms. Fouladi returned to the public sector in the Fall of 2011 as a Deputy District Attorney with the Riverside County District Attorney's Office.   She is admitted to practice in Federal District Court (Central District) and in all of the state courts of California.


With a 24 year trial and litigation background, predominately as a criminal defense litigator, Ms. Fouladi expanded her field of practice in 2007 to include civil litigation matters, joining BMKA in 2007.  While at BMKA, Ms. Fouladi provided representation in class action cases - primarily wage and hour controveries.  She also provided represention in the area of legal malpractice and general civil litigation, including appellate matters.


Throughout her career, Ms. Fouladi has served on numerous non-profit boards of directors, including the Orange County Bar Association Board of Directors, is a past-president of the South Orange County Bar Association, and is a past president of a South Orange County municipal association.  She has been active in Orange County Bar and Trial Lawyer Associations and has regularly served as a volunteer temporary judge at the Orange County Superior Court.  She has served the Orange County  community as an arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association, presiding over attorney-client fee dispute arbitrations, and as a legal analyst and comentator on television. Recently, in 2011, she served as vice-president for the Newport-Harbor Bar Association.


In the Spring of 2011, Judith had the honor and privilege of being appointed by the Orange County Superior Court as a Superior Court  Referee, presiding over high volume traffic arraignment and trial calendars at the Harbor and West Justice Centers.  When the position terminated due to funding constraints, Ms. Fouladi joined the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, where she prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes in the Eastern Division of Riverside County, including state prison crimes.  Effective May, 2014, Ms. Fouladi has joined the Riverside County Superior Court as a Court Hearing Officer.  



Practice areas

  1. Litigation: 100%
    28 years


Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Linda A Iannelli

    I endorse this lawyer. Judith and I worked on a board together in Orange County, she is inteligent, dedicated and creative. Certainly she excels in any area she chooses to practice.


    Linda Iannelli Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stephen Patrick Shepard

    I endorse this lawyer because she is conscientious, devoted to her clients and gifted in the performance of legal representation. I highly recommend her for business-related legal matters, as well. Judith is a zealous advocate.


    Stephen Shepard Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Riverside County Superior Court

4050 Main Street
Riverside, CA, 92501


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Award of MeritOrange County Bar Association1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy District AttorneyRiverside County District Attorney's Office2011 - Present
Superior Court RefereeSuperior Court of Orange County2011 - 2011
PartnerBohm, Matsen, Kegel & Aguilera, LLP2007 - 2011
Sole PractitionerLaw Office of Judith Michael Fouladi1994 - 2004
Trial AttorneyOrange County Public Defender's Office1986 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
California District Attorneys AssociationMember2011 - Present
National Association of Women JudgesMember2011 - Present
Newport Harbor Bar AssociationVice President2010 - Present
Orange County Women Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Business Litigation SectionMember2009 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1985 - Present
Orange County Criminal Defense Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2011
South Orange County Bar AssociationBoard Member1993 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Rashtchi v. RashtchiJudgment of Dismissal reversed (in client's favor)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Santa CruzN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Western State University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Boot Camp for CPAsRepresenting the Small Business Owner2008