History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Mendez, John A.
Born 1955 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 6, 2007, to a seat vacated by David F. Levi. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 2008, and received commission on April 17, 2008.

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1977
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, California, 1980-1984, 1986-1992, 1993-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of California, 1984-1986
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California, 1992-1993
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento, 2001-2008

 

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