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Baird, Lourdes Gillespie

Born 1935 in Quito, Ecuador

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 2, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission on August 12, 1992. Assumed senior status on May 12, 2004. Service terminated on April 15, 2005, due to retirement.

Los Angeles City College, A.A., 1971
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1973
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1977-1983
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1983-1986
Judge, East Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1986-1987
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1987-1988
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1988-1990
U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, 1990-1992