History of the Federal Judiciary


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Davila, Edward John
Born 1952 in Palo Alto, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Marilyn Hall Patel. Confirmed by the Senate on February 14, 2011, and received commission on March 3, 2011.

Education:
California State University, San Diego, B.A., 1976
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Deputy public defender, Santa Clara County, California, 1981-1988
Private practice, San Jose, California, 1988-2001
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 2001-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, May 20, 2010; no Senate vote

 

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