History of the Federal Judiciary

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Phillips, Virginia A.
Born 1957 in Orange, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by William M. Byrne, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 10, 1999, and received commission on November 15, 1999.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1995-1999

University of California, Riverside, B.A., 1979
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:
Private practice, Riverside, California, 1982-1991
Commissioner, Superior Court of California, County of Riverside, 1991-1995

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, May 11, 1998; no Senate vote


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