History of the Federal Judiciary


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Wright, Otis D. II
Born 1944 in Tuskegee, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Gary L. Taylor. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 2007, and received commission on April 16, 2007.

Education:
California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., 1976
Southwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1963-1966
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1966-1969
Deputy sheriff, Los Angeles County, California, 1969-1980
Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1980-1983
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1983-2005
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 2005-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, September 5, 2006; no Senate vote

 

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