Family Court Referee Linda L. Ingles
Family Court Referee Linda L. Ingles began her career at the Superior Court of Guam in 1993 as a Judge Pro Tempore adjudicating cases in Small Claims and Traffic Court, as well as domestic and family court matters. In 1995, she assumed the position of Administrative Hearings Officer, presiding over the Judicial Hearings Division of the Superior Court of Guam and providing expedited adjudication of child support matters. She currently presides over juvenile status offender cases, persons in need of services cases, and designated family court matters, and she recently served as a Judge Pro Tempore during the vacancy of a Superior Court judge. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Judiciary’s Juvenile Justice Reform Focus Area on the Court Referral Process and is co-chair of the Judiciary’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan Focus Area on Court Partnerships and Community Relations.
Referee Ingles’ legal career began as a law clerk for the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Guam and as an Assistant Public Defender. Prior to taking the bench, she practiced extensively in both the private and public sector. As a founding partner of the law ÿrm of Lamorena & Ingles, P.C., she litigated a multitude of civil, domestic and criminal matters. She also served the public in various capacities as legal counsel to the Governor of Guam, counsel for Guam Housing Corporation and for Senators of the Guam Legislature.
Referee Ingles obtained a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon and a J.D. from Whittier College School of Law.