Michael Shultz, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, presides over an Unlimited Independent Calendar Court [Civil] in Department A of the South Central District (Compton). Prior to that, he presided over the Master Calendar Court and a felony trial court in the South Central District. Prior to joining the bench, he served as a Clinical Professor of Law and the Clinical Director of the Center for Juvenile Law and Policy at Loyola Law School. After graduating from law school, he joined the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s office. There he worked in the training department and assisted in creating and implementing training curriculum for Los Angeles County Public Defender’s office. During his role as a trainer, Shultz was responsible for the direct training and supervision of all new hires. Later, he worked as a Deputy Public Defender IV, responsible for representing clients charged with capital murder.