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Cooper, Florence-Marie
Born February 9, 1940, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died January 15, 2010, in Santa Monica, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 14, 1999, to a seat vacated by Linda H. McLaughlin. Confirmed by the Senate on November 10, 1999, and received commission on November 15, 1999. Service terminated on January 15, 2010, due to death.

Education:
City College of San Francisco, 1971
Whittier College School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Arthur Alarcon, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Appellate Department, 1975-1977
Deputy city attorney, Los Angeles, California, 1977
Senior research attorney, Hon. Arthur Alarcon, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 1978-1980
Senior research attorney, Hon. Arleigh M. Woods, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 1980-1983
Adjunct professor, San Fernando Valley College School of Law, 1980-1985
Commissioner, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1983-1990
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1990-1991
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1991-1999

 

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