|Hon. Margaret M. Grignon, Ret.|
|Justice Margaret M. Grignon recently retired from the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division Five, where she spent 14 years and authored more than 2,200 opinions, including 160 which have been published. Justice Grignon has a reputation as a dedicated, hardworking jurist who demonstrates caring and concern for all parties. She is also described as thorough and extremely bright, with an impressive knowledge of the law, making her an ideal choice for complex litigation matters. Recognized as an excellent settlement judge on the Superior Court, Justice Grignon continued to settle a multitude of cases on the Court of Appeal. Justice Grignons instinctual ability to read between the lines and identify key issues has made her very successful in bringing cases to closure.
After graduating first in her class at Loyola Law School, Justice Grignon began her legal career as a clerk for Justice Robert Thompson of the 2nd District. As an attorney, she specialized in tax and business law with OMelveny & Myers and Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye, and later opened her own private practice in Palmdale. Justice Grignon was appointed to the Antelope Municipal Court in 1984 and elevated to the Los Angeles Superior Court in 1987. In 1990, Justice Grignon was appointed to the Court of Appeal.
SPECIALIZES IN: Business/commercial, complex litigation, employment, family law, insurance coverage and bad faith, intellectual property, legal and medical malpractice and personal injury.
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