History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of California

   Judges of the Central District of California
Kronstadt, John Arnold
Born 1951 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Florence-Marie Cooper. Confirmed by the Senate on April 12, 2011, and received commission on April 14, 2011.

Cornell University, B.A., 1973
Yale Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. William P. Gray, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1976-1977
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1978-1985
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1985-2002
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 2002-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, November 17, 2010; no Senate vote


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