Jean P. Rosenbluth was appointed as a United States Magistrate Judge in 2011. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Director of the Legal Writing and Advocacy program and a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she also taught Advanced Legal Writing and Advocacy and Appellate Advocacy. Before joining the faculty of the Gould School of Law, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, then as Senior Litigation Counsel in the Criminal Division and Acting Co-Chief of the Criminal Appeals Unit, for the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, she clerked for the Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; the Honorable Alicemarie H. Stotler of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Judge Rosenbluth received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College, and her law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Southern California Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.