History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Selna, James V.
Born 1945 in San Jose, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 29, 2003, to a seat vacated by J. Spencer Letts. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 2003, and received commission on March 27, 2003.

Education:
Stanford University, A.B., 1967
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1967-1978
Private practice, California, 1970-1998
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Orange, 1998-2003

 

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