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.

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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