Originally from Pittsburgh, Judge Barbara Marie Scheper earned her B.A. from the University of North Carolina in 1982 and her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1985. After passing the California bar in 1985, she worked in employment law at Latham and Watkins for five years before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles where she stayed for nine years. She then became an assistant inspector general for the Los Angeles Police Commission until being appointed to the bench in 2001 by Governor Gray Davis. She has served as the Ex Officio for the Litigation Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Trial Practice Inn of Court.


2011 Judges’ Night – California State University, Northridge

2016 Breakfast at the Bar: Judging Summary Judgment: Best Practices From a Judicial Perspective – Los Angeles County Bar Association


Los Angeles Superior Court – Courtroom Rules

The Robing Room – Hon. Barbara Marie Scheper

Barbara Marie Scheper – Ballotpedia

Barbara Marie Scheper – Martindale

Office Of The Inspector General Adds Two New Inspectors General To Its Staff – Los Angeles Police Department

Judicial Profile: Barbara M. Scheper – BarNotes

NDLS Update 01/2001 – Notre Dame Law School