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Name Donato, James
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Donato, James
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Donato, James
Born 1960 in Pasadena, 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 James Ware. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25, 2014, and received commission on February 26, 2014.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1983
Harvard University, A.M., 1984
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1988

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Procter R. Hug, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1988-1989
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1990-1993, 1996-2014
Deputy city attorney, San Francisco, California, 1993-1996

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, June 20, 2013; no Senate vote

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