History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wardlaw, Kim McLane
Born 1954 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 10, 1995, to a seat vacated by David V. Kenyon. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Service terminated on August 3, 1998, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1998, to a seat vacated by J. Clifford Wallace. Confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998, and received commission on August 3, 1998.

Education:
University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., 1976
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. William P. Gray, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1979-1980
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1980-1995
Member, Justice Team I, Clinton-Gore Presidential Transition Team, 1992-1993
Member, Mayoral Transition Committee, Mayor-Elect Richard Riordan, Los Angeles, California, 1993

 

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