History of the Federal Judiciary

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Kobayashi, Leslie Emi
Born 1957 in Mount Holly, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 21, 2010, to a seat vacated by Helen W. Gillmor. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 2010, and received commission on December 22, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1999-2010

Wellesley College, B.A., 1979
Boston College Law School, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:
Deputy prosecutor, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1983-1984
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1984-1999
Adjunct professor, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2000, 2001


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