Robert Harry PhilibosianTuesday, November 5, 2019
Robert Harry Philibosian (born September 29, 1940) is an American politician. He was appointed Los Angeles County District Attorney in 1981 when his predecessor John Van de Kamp was elected Attorney General of California. Philibosian served as district attorney until 1984 when he was defeated in countywide election by Ira Reiner. He received his B.A. in history from Stanford University and his law degree from Southwestern Law School, and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1968. He is now Of counsel at the law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. Philibosian was the presiding District Attorney during the infamous McMartin preschool trial.