History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Nguyen, Jacqueline Hong-Ngoc
Born 1965 in Dalat, Vietnam

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 31, 2009, to a seat vacated by Nora Margaret Manella. Confirmed by the Senate on December 1, 2009, and received commission on December 4, 2009. Service terminated on May 15, 2012, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on September 22, 2011, to a new seat authorized by 121 Stat. 2534. Confirmed by the Senate on May 7, 2012, and received commission on May 14, 2012.

Education:
Occidental College, A.B., 1987
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1995-2002; deputy chief, General Crimes Division, 2000-2002
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 2002-2009

Given name at birth: Hong-Ngoc Thi Nguyen

 

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