History of the Federal Judiciary


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Lew, Ronald S. W.
Born 1941 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Laughlin E. Waters. Confirmed by the Senate on May 7, 1987, and received commission on May 7, 1987. Assumed senior status on September 19, 2006.

Education:
Loyola University of Los Angeles (now Loyola Marymount University), B.A., 1964
Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1967-1969
Deputy city attorney, Criminal and Civil Liability Divisions, Los Angeles, California, 1972-1974
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1974-1981
Fire and police pension commissioner, Los Angeles, California, 1976-1982
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1982-1984
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1984-1987

 

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