History of the Federal Judiciary


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Koh, Lucy Haeran
Born 1968 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 20, 2010, to a seat vacated by Ronald M. Whyte. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 2010, and received commission on June 9, 2010.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1990
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
Fellow, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993-1994
U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1997; special counsel, Office of Legislative Affairs, 1994-1996; special assistant to the deputy attorney general, 1996-1997
Assistant U. S. attorney, Central District of California, 1997-2000
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 2000-2008
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 2008-2010

 

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