History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Pregerson, Dean D.
Born 1951 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1996, to a seat vacated by A. Wallace Tashima. Confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996.

Education:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1972
University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Parole hearing officer, California Department of Corrections, 1977
Private practice, Ventura, California, 1978
Assistant public defender, Agana, Guam, 1978-1981
Private practice, Agana, Guam, 1982
Private practice, Napa, California, 1982
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1983-1985, 1986-1996
Vice president and general counsel, The Torrance Company, California, 1985

 

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