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Apr. 2, 2024

Judge Cathy Ostiller's passion for helping troubled kids shines in dependency court

The Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, who worked in the Conviction and Sentence Alternatives (CASA) program as a federal prosecutor, aims to address the same issues and assist children in dependency court.

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Los Angeles County Superior Court

MONTEREY PARK -- Superior Court Judge Cathy J. Ostiller's major goal in dependency court is to help children from troubled homes so they don't grow up to be adult criminals like those she prosecuted as an assistant U.S. attorney.

The closest thing to experience in dependency she had as a Department of Justice attorney involved the Conviction and Sentence Alternatives (CASA) program in the Central District of California courts, w... (continued)

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