History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
King, George H.
Born 1951 in Shanghai, China

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 27, 1995, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995, and received commission on June 30, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2012-2016. Service terminated on January 6, 2017, due to retirement.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1987-1995

University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., 1971
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1974-1975, 1979-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1975-1979
Hearing examiner, Los Angeles [California] Police Commission, 1980-1982


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