Judge Amy Dale Hogue received her A.B. Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Duke University in 1974, she obtained a Masters in Philosophy as a Fulbright Scholar at Cambridge University in 1975, she was a Graduate Fellow at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government in 1976, and she obtained her J.D. with honors on a Womble Scholarship from Duke University School of Law in 1979 while on the Editorial Board of the Duke Law Journal. After passing the California bar in 1979, she joined Lillick, McHose & Charles, which became Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro and then Pillsbury Winthrop, where she became senior partner. Her practice focused on media defense and intellectual property litigation. She also worked as a mediator in over 75 cases before she was appointed to the bench in 2002 by Governor Gray Davis.


Co-author of Chilled Bird: Freedom of Expression in the Eighties - Loyola Law Review, Los Angeles - 1980

Co-author of Streamlining Discovery - Los Angeles Lawyer - October 2016

Earth to President Clinton: "Contact" Has Every Legal Right To Use Footage Of The President - Pillsbury Winthrop LLP - September 1998

Practitioner's Guide to California Right of Publicity Law - Pillsbury Winthrop LLP - February 1998


Exceptions to SLAPP Motions - Understanding SLAPPS: Process and Procedure from Initiation through Appeal - Pincus Professional Education - October 14, 2011

Brown bag lunch - Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers Division - March 1, 2018


Los Angeles Superior Court - Courtroom Rules

The Robing Room - Hon. Amy D. Hogue

Amy D. Hogue - Ballotpedia

Superior Court Amy Hogue Draws Write-In Opponent - Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Davis Appoints Three Private Practitioners to Superior Court - Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Welcoming new board members - Duke Law Board of Visitors

Tabloid Law - The Atlantic - August 1999