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.

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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