Lance Ito Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Lance Ito (Lance Allan Ito)

Last Updated: 22 Feb, 2023 | Views: 391

Age: 73

Profession: Lawyer

Other Profession(s): Judge

Famous For: Presided over the criminal trial for the O. J. Simpson murder case

Higher Education: University of California, Berkeley (JD)

Lance Ito Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
02 Aug, 1950 (73 Years 08 Months 12 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Los Angeles
Birth Sign

Lance Ito Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):  

Lance Ito, a well-known American retired judge, was born in 1950, in Los Angeles, California. Lance Ito, a well-known American judge who is now retired, was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1950. During World War II, Ito's parents, who were Japanese immigrants, were interned. In 1995, Lance ruled over the well-known O.J. Simpson murder trial.

Lance Ito Education 

Ito attended Hollywood High School after moving to Los Angeles as a child. He studied political science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he graduated in 1972. 

The next year, Ito graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1975.

Lance Ito Career 

As a deputy district attorney in Los Angeles County, Ito started his legal career. He first worked in the Hardcore Gang Division of the office before moving over to the Organized Crime Division. 

Governor George Deukmejian selected Ito to serve as a judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 1987.

Lance Ito ‎- O. J. Simpson murder trial

Ito was chosen to preside over O.J. Simpson's trial in 1994 after he was charged with killing Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. One of the well-publicized trials in American history, the trial lasted for almost a year.

Ito faced harsh criticism for his actions throughout the trial, including permitting cameras in the courtroom and allowing the defence to use a contentious race card.

Lance Ito Personal Life
Ito has had two marriages. His first wife was Margaret Ann York, the first female deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department. In 1999, they got divorced. Ito later wed Peggy York, a former deputy chief of the LAPD, in 2001.

Ito has a background in law and has also taught sushi-making seminars. He is also a skilled sushi chef. Also, he has made appearances in a number of films and TV shows, including one Simpsons episode where he played himself.

Lance Ito Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet Inches 5'7"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Lance Ito Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jim Ito
Mother's Name
Toshi Ito
Margaret York
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