A native of Los Angeles, the Honorable Gerald Rosenberg graduated from Grant High School in Van Nuys and earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Cal State Northridge in 1972. He earned his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law, and has enjoyed a distinguished law career. After serving as a civil litigator for 20 years, he served as Court Commissioner of the Beverly Hills Municipal Court, Court Commissioner of the Los Angeles Superior Court and Judge of the Superior Court, sitting at the Santa Monica Courthouse. He served as the Supervising Judge of the West District of the Los Angeles Superior Court from 2007 through 2010 and is currently presiding over a civil trial department in Santa Monica.