Judge Gregory Wilson Alarcon, son of the late Honorable Arthur Lawrence Alarcon, received his B.A. from UCLA, and his J.D. from Loyola Law School Los Angeles in 1981. After passing the California bar, he worked as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California, a Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, and an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California. Since 1991, he has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, teaching Trial Practice, Evidence, Trial Preparation and Settlement, and Trial Skills and Landmark Cases. Additionally, he teaches ethics to other judges, and helps train and educate new judges. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Pete Wilson in 1993.



Lessons From My Father - Tributes to the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review

Co-author of CEB Action Guide: Laying a Foundation to Introduce Evidence (Preparing & Using Evidence at Trial)

An Ideal Mentor - Six tips from Benjamin Franklin for Lawyers - Advocate Magazine

In the Words of Mark Twain... Ten lessons for trial lawyers in the words of a master - Advocate Magazine

Why Will Rogers Should Be Every Trial Lawyer's Mentor - Ten lessons why trial lawyers should pay attention to this humorist's keen insight into human behavior - Advocate Magazine

Winston Churchill: Ideal Mentor For Trial Lawyers - Advocate Magazine

Oscar Wilde - An ideal mentor for a trial attorney, his life experience offers a cautionary tale about pursuing a case you cannot win - Advocate Magazine

Groucho Marx Can Make You A Better Lawyer - Groucho did something we should all hope to do: be brilliant and stay relevant - Advocate Magazine



2017 David McKibben Excellence in Teaching award

2013 Constitutional Right’s Foundation “of the Year” award

2013 Carlos Moreno Judicial Excellence award from the Mexican American Bar Association



Los Angeles Superior Court - Courtroom Rules

The Robing Room - Hon. Gregory Wilson Alarcon

Gregory Wilson Alarcon - Ballotpedia

Gregory W. Alarcon - Advocate Magazine

Gregory W. Alarcon presented with David McKibben Excellence in Teaching Award