History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Tigar, Jon Steven
Born 1962 in London, England

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 11, 2012, to a seat vacated by Saundra Brown Armstrong. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2012, and received commission on January 18, 2013.

Education:
Williams College, B.A., 1984
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert S. Vance, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1989-1990
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1990-1992, 1994-2002
Trial attorney, Office of the Public Defender, San Francisco, California, 1993-1994
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 2002-2012

 

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