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Name Fairbank, Valerie Baker
City Los Angeles
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fairbank, Valerie Baker
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fairbank, Valerie Baker
Born 1949 in Minneapolis, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Consuelo B. Marshall. Confirmed by the Senate on February 1, 2007, and received commission on February 16, 2007. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on March 1, 2012.

Education:
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 1971
University of California, Santa Barbara, M.A., 1972
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1975-1977, 1980-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1977-1980
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1986-1987
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1987-2007

Appointed as Valerie L. Baker

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, May 4, 2006; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) PN-CA-0025 : Vasquez v. Rackaukas


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