County Counsel Profiles
Deputy County Counsel
Warren Chu joined the office in 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he worked in the Code Enforcement/Litigation section preparing warrants, filing civil lawsuits for land use violations, providing advisory opinions for the Fourth District relating to Code Enforcement, and representing the Housing Authority. He has worked in the Juvenile Dependency section since 2008 handling juvenile dependency cases in the Riverside County Superior Court, reviewing initial dependency petitions filed by the Department of Public Social Services, advising the Department of Public Social Services throughout each case, and appearing in court to litigate the petition from the initial hearing to its final disposition.
Mr. Chu received his B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles in 2001 with a double major in political science and sociology, with a specialization in business administration. He received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2004. While in law school, Mr. Chu participated in law review, moot court, was a board member of the Public Interest Law Foundation, and was an extern for the Los Angeles County Superior Court, the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Before joining the office, Mr. Chu worked for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles in their employment law section assisting indigent clients with wage and hour claims, providing community education on employment law, and appealing unemployment insurance benefit denials.
Mr. Chu is also a member of the Riverside County Bar Association and is an active member of the Bar Publications Committee and is also a member of Riverside County Barristers Association.
Mr. Chu is admitted to practice in all state courts and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.