Took Britney Spears children away in 2007 for not having a California license
“Commissioner Gordon was quick to deny Britney all of her visitation rights, even before Cedars issued its evaluation that she was not under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol. Commissioner Gordon clearly was biased against Britney Spears.”
Scott Michael Gordon #119819
License Status: Active
Address: 149 S. Barrington Ave., Suite 431, Los Angeles, CA 90049
County: Los Angeles County
Phone Number: (310) 476-8250
Law School: Southwestern Univ SOL; Los Angeles CA
12/10/1985 Admitted to The State Bar of California
Judge Scott M. Gordon
Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
Current Term: Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 14, 2021
Membership: Voting member, reappointed by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye
Internal Committees: Rules and Projects Committee
Council Liaison to: Fresno, Kings, and San Diego Counties
Judge Scott Gordon was appointed to the bench by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010 after serving as a court commissioner since 2002. He is currently the Assistant Supervising Judge of the Criminal Division. He has also served as Supervising Judge in the Family Law Division.
Before his commissioner service, Judge Gordon served with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for sixteen years and as a police officer and detective for the Santa Monica Police Department for eight years.
Judge Gordon graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills in 1980 with a B.S. Degree in Public Administration. He is an adjunct professor at his alma mater;Southwestern Law School, which he attended while serving as a police officer.
Judge Scott M. Gordon was a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California. He assumed office in 2010. He left office on August 16, 2019.
Gordon won re-election for judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California outright in the primary election on June 5, 2018, after the primary and general election were canceled.
2010-2019: Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
2002-2010: Commissioner, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
1998-1999: Adjunct professor, Loyola Law School
1990-Present: Adjunct professor, Southwestern University Law School
1986-2002: Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
HON. SCOTT M. GORDON (RET.)
Mediator, Arbitrator, Judge Pro Tem, Discovery Referee, Parent Plan Coordinator
ARTICLES ABOUT JUDGE M. GORDON
Judge in McCourts’ divorce case is known for his no-nonsense demeanor
Gordon Named to Lead Superior Court Family Law Departments
Judge Scott Gordon to Retire From Bench, Ending 42-Year Public Service Career
After four decades as a prosecutor and judge in family court, nothing fazes Scott Gordon.
“Family Law and Resilience: A time to carry on” – The Daily Journal (May 20, 2020)
“The Hauge Convention on the aspects of international child abduction” – Daily Journal (November 4, 2019)
“California Law Offers New Hope For Child Sexual Abuse Victims” – Law360 (October 16, 2019)
“Pyrrhic victories and the cost of family law litigation” – Daily Journal (August 26, 2019)
“Los Angeles judge retires, starts neutral career at Signature” – Daily Journal (August 20, 2019)