Jacqueline Chooljian was appointed as a Magistrate Judge in 2006. Prior to her appointment, Judge Chooljian was an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, where she handled a variety of cases, including fraud and intellectual property cases, and served as Chief of the Criminal Division. Earlier, she practiced law with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in the Litigation Section. She was also a law clerk to the Honorable Alicemarie H. Stotler, United States District Judge, Central District of California. Judge Chooljian has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California School of Law and Loyola Law School. She currently serves on the Board of the Los Angeles Federal Bar Association.
Judge Chooljian received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her law degree from the University of Southern California School of Law.