State Bar of California, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1987
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 1987
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
2013—Present Law Offices of Vincent W. Davis Arcadia, CA
Involved in all phases of litigation with an emphasis on juvenile dependency and delinquency trial and appellate cases.
1997–2013 Los Angeles Superior Court Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Superior Court Referee
Preside over trials and motions in Juvenile Court.
Monitor minors’ progress on probation through periodic court hearings.
Manage court calendar consisting of an average of 40 cases per day.
Supervise court staff.
2011-2013 Created and implemented a legal training program for probation officers with a juvenile delinquency assignment.
1993–2003 California Appellate Court
California Appellate Project Los Angeles, CA
Appellate Defenders, Inc. San Diego, CA
Sixth District Appellate Program San Jose, CA
Appointed by the California Court of Appeal to represent indigent parties in their appeals from decisions rendered by the juvenile dependency courts of the Second, Fourth and Sixth Appellate Districts.
1995–1997 Los Angeles Municipal Court Los Angeles, CA
Judge Pro Tem
Preside over unlawful detainer and traffic matters.
Manage court calendar consisting of an average of 30 cases per day.
Supervise court staff.
1989–1997 Davis & Davis Los Angeles, CA
Involved in all phases of litigation with an emphasis on juvenile dependency trial and appellate cases as well as personal injury, landlord-tenant, and family law.
Managed the daily functioning of the law firm.
Supervised law firm staff.
1986–1988 United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Los Angeles, CA
Involved in all phases of securities litigation including designing initial case strategy, implementing discovery plan, including taking depositions, formulating and drafting complaints, motions and opposition briefs.
Major cases involved insider trading and registration violations.
1986–1988 Entertainment Law Reporter Los Angeles, CA
Analyzed and prepared digests of recent judicial decisions in the areas of copyright, sports, contract and first amendment law.
Publication used as a reference guide by attorneys practicing in the area of entertainment law.
1983-1986 Loyola Law School Los Angeles, CA
Juris Doctor, 1986.
Executive Editor, Loyola Entertainment Law Journal, 1985-1986.
Faculty Representative, Student Bar Association 1984-1986.
Dean’s Service Award, 1986.
1978-1982 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts Degree, English Literature, 1982.
Graduated Cum Laude.
National Register of Outstanding College Graduates, 1982 Edition.
Special Olympics Coach, 1980-1982.
Black Students Association, 1978-1982.
In re Antoinett S. (2002) 104 Cal.App.4th 1401
In re Jennifer A. (2002) 103 Cal.App.4th 692
In re Samuel P. (2002) 99 Cal.App.4th 1259
In re Jerry P. (2002) 95 Cal.App.4th 793
In re Jasmine G. (2000) 82 Cal.App.4th 282
In Re Cliffton B. (2000) 81 Cal.App.4th 415
In re Robert L. (1998) 68 Cal.App.4th 789
DeCuir v. County of Los Angeles (1998) 64 Cal.App.4th 75
In re Cindy L. (1997) 17 Cal.4th 15
In re Michael W. (1997) 54 Cal.App.4th 190
In re Dolly D. (1995) 41 Cal.App.4th 440
Employment Contracts: New York Law Is No Shield For Brooke, 6 Loyola Ent. L.J. 282 (1986)
IRS Strikes Out In Attempt To Revoke Tax-Exempt Status Of Amateur Baseball Organization, 5 Loyola Ent. L.J. 282 (1985)
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Juvenile Courts Bar Association
California Women Lawyers
John M. Langston Bar Association
2013 Judicial Officer of the Year, California Probation, Parole And Correctional Association.
2011 Certificate of Appreciation, Los Angeles County Probation Department for contributing to the advancement of juvenile justice.
2006 Commendation, Mayor of Inglewood, California for exemplary leadership, commitment to the community and dedication to improving the lives of youth and their families.
2003 Outstanding Judicial Officer Award, Juvenile Courts Bar Association.
1995 Appellate Law Award, Juvenile Courts Bar Association.