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Name Watford, Paul Jeffrey
City Pasadena
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Watford, Paul Jeffrey
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Watford, Paul Jeffrey
Born 1967 in Garden Grove, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on October 17, 2011, to a seat vacated by Pamela Ann Rymer. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 2012, and received commission on May 22, 2012.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1989
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1994-1995
Law clerk, Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court of the United States, 1995-1996
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1996-1997, 2000-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1997-2000
Lecturer-in-law, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 2007-2009

compress summary

Case(s) ED-CA-0010 : K.C. v. O'Connell
IM-AZ-0016 : Friendly House v. Whiting
PC-AZ-0018 : Parsons v. Ryan
PN-CA-0023 : Haskell v. Brown


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