History of the Federal Judiciary

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Seeborg, Richard G.
Born 1956 in Landstuhl, Germany

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on August 6, 2009, to a seat vacated by Maxine M. Chesney. Confirmed by the Senate on December 24, 2009, and received commission on January 4, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2001-2009

Yale College, B.A., 1978
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John H. Pratt, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1981-1982
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1982-1991
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of California, 1991-1998
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1998-2001


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