A Laguna Beach attorney is running as a write-in candidate for Orange County Superior Court Judge in the June 5 election.
Joshua B. Vinograd, 37, was born and raised in Laguna Beach and started his firm in town in 2009, the Law Offices of Joshua B. Vinograd, PC, where he practices general litigation.
Vinograd has a varied background. He interned for Stephen J. Hillman, a federal magistrate judge, and for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles. After receiving his law degree at Loyola Law School in 2001, he served as a law clerk for Virginia A. Phillips in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He's also worked at firms in Orange County, such as Paul, Hastings, Janofsky and Walker LLP and Newmeyer and Dillion LLP.
He has a bachelor's degree in Spanish/bilingual education from UC Irvine. He graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 1993.