History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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