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Name Chhabria, Vince Girdhari
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Asian-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chhabria, Vince Girdhari
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chhabria, Vince Girdhari
Born 1969 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Susan Yvonne Illston. Confirmed by the Senate on March 5, 2014, and received commission on March 7, 2014.

Education:
University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 1991
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:
Staff member, U.S. Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey, California, 1992-1995; campaign field coordinator, Petaluma, California, 1992; legislative assistant, Washington, D.C., 1993-1994, 1995; deputy campaign manager, Petaluma, California, 1994
Law clerk, Hon. Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1998-1999
Law clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999-2000
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 2001, 2002-2004
Law clerk, Hon. Stephen G. Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States, 2001-2002
Deputy city attorney for government litigation, San Francisco, California, 2005-2014; co-chief of appellate litigation, 2011-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, July 25, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) PB-CA-0029 : Hollingsworth v. Perry
PB-CA-0034 : Smelt v. County of Orange


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