In The News

January 6, 2017 – On this Friday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, Efrain M. Aceves took the oath to begin a new chapter in his life. 


Hear the speakers, witness our democracy at work, and experience this very touching and emotional event for Mr. Aceves and his family.

May 10, 2016Honored to have the support and endorsement of the Korean Prosecutors Association. I also thank them for their efforts as ambassadors of the American System of Justice.

March 31, 2016It is with great pride that I announce the personal endorsement of my campaign for LA Superior Court Judge by Ana Guerrero, a true inspirational leader and Chief of Staff to LA Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Efrain Matthew Aceves
  • Began his career as a Criminal Prosecutor with the Los Angeles County District Attorney‘s Office in 1997

  • Obtained law degree from UCLA School of Law in 1997 and an undergraduate degree from UCLA in 1992

  • Law Clerk at the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

  • United States Probation Officer from 1992-94

  • Married to high school sweetheart and raising
    2 children

March 23, 2016I am honored to be the sole candidate running for LA Superior Court Judge in Office #42 to be officially endorsed by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO.

March 8, 2016As the current President of the Whittier City School District Board of Education,

I am excited to announce the support of the teachers in my school district. The Whittier Elementary Teachers' Association endorsement of my campaign for judge is a true testament of our long standing partnership.

February 25, 2016 – Proud to have been invited to serve as a guest on the radio show "La Voz Del Pueblo" to discuss judicial campaigns in general and my qualifications to become Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

February 6, 2016 – Had a great time serving as the Master of Ceremonies at the Mexican American Bar Association's Gala and Installation of Officers. And proud to have served as president of this great organization in 2007.

February 3, 2016 – The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local 11) endorses Aceves for Los Angeles Superior Court Judge.

January 10, 2016 – Live on Univision explaining the possible legal ramifications to Sean Penn and Kate Del Castillo for their involvement with the notorious drug lord known as "El Chapo."

December 31, 2015 – News Year's Eve, live on television helping to keep our streets safe and stressing the importance of drinking responsibly and the legal consequences people can face when they provide alcohol to others.
December 8, 2015 – Unanimously voted to serve as the President of the Whittier City School District Board of Education, representing the schools he attended as a child.  
November 4, 2015 – With my friend, Anthony Rendon, a fellow Whittier Union High Schoool District Alumni celebrating his new position as California State Assembly Speaker Designate.  
October 21, 2015 – Celebrating his birthday and Campaign Kick-Off at a private home in Downey. Among the campaign kick-off co-hosts were Downey Mayor Pro Tem Alex Saab and Councilman Fernando Vasquez.
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September 12, 2015 – Pictured with Whittier Mayor Fernando Dutra after receiving the “Patriot Award” in recognition of my role as a prosecutor and dedication to community service.

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