History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sammartino, Janis Lynn
Born 1950 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by Judith Nelsen Keep. Confirmed by the Senate on September 10, 2007, and received commission on September 21, 2007.

Occidental College, A.B., 1972
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Douglas Seely, St. Joseph County [Indiana] Superior Court, 1975-1976
Deputy city attorney, San Diego, California, 1976-1994
Judge, San Diego [California] Municipal Court, 1994-1995
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1995-2007


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