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O`Connell, Beverly Reid
Born 1965 in Ventura, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Valerie Baker Fairbank. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 2013, and received commission on April 30, 2013.

Education:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1986
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1990-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1995-2005; deputy chief, General Crimes Section, 1999-2003; senior litigation counsel, Organized Crime Strike Force, 2003-2005
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 2005-2013; assistant supervising judge, 2011-2013

Given name at birth: Beverly Ann Reid

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote

 

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