A funeral services was held Friday for Santa Monica Superior Court Judge Harry Mock Jr.
Mock, 53, who died of a heart attack May 9, was elevated to the Superior Court bench in 1982 by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., after two years as a Municipal Court judge in West Los Angeles.
Before his appointment to the bench, Mock was in private law practice for 18 years with the law firms of Sklar & Mock and Mock & Tan, specializing in personal injury and medical negligence matters.
A resident of Los Angeles, he was a member of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Assn., the Minority Bar Assn., the Asian American Bar Assn., the American Trial Lawyers Assn. and the California Trial Lawyers Assn.