History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hayes, William Q.
Born 1956 in Bronxville, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat authorized by 116 Stat. 1758. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2003, and received commission on October 6, 2003.

Syracuse University, B.S., 1978
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1983
Syracuse University College of Business Administration, M.B.A., 1983

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1983-1986
Adjunct faculty, National College (now National American University), 1984-1985
Adjunct faculty, University of Colorado at Denver, 1985-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney and chief of Criminal Division, Southern District of California, 1987-2003
Adjunct faculty, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 1989-1996
Adjunct faculty, University of San Diego Law School, 1998


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