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Bennett, Mark Jeremy

Born 1953 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 15, 2018, to a seat vacated by Richard R. Clifton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 2018, and received commission on July 13, 2018.

Union College, B.A., 1976
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Samuel P. King, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, 1979-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1980-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Hawaii, 1982-1989
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1990-2002, 2011-2018
Adjunct professor of law, William S. Richardson School of Law, Unversity of Hawaii, 1991-1993, 2001, 2008
Special prosecuting attorney, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1997-1998
Special deputy attorney general, State of Hawaii, 1997-2001, 2011-2018
Attorney general, State of Hawaii, 2003-2010
Special deputy corporation counsel, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015-2018