History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Bea, Carlos T.
Born 1934 in San Sebastian, Spain

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 11, 2003, to a seat vacated by Charles E. Wiggins. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 2003, and received commission on October 1, 2003.

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1956
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1958

Professional Career:
Private practice, California, 1959-1990
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, 1990-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, November 20, 1991; no Senate vote

 

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