(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 11/4/1948, in Los Angelos, CA.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Central District of California.
Nominated by President William J. Clinton (Democrat) on 07/31/1997; confirmed by the Senate on 02/03/1998; received judicial commission on 02/04/1998.
Service terminated on 10/18/2001 due to resignation. Education
Yale College, B.A., 1970.
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1975.Non-judicial Career
Deputy city attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney`s Office, California, 1975-1979
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1979-1986
Judge, Compton Municipal Court, California, 1986-1993
Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court, California, 1993-1998