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Burrell, Garland Ellis, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 1, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1992, and received commission on March 2, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2007-2008. Assumed senior status on July 4, 2012.
California State University, Los Angeles, B.A., 1972
California Western School of Law, J.D., 1976
Washington University in St. Louis, M.S.W., 1976
U.S. Marine Corps, 1966-1968
Deputy district attorney, Sacramento, California, 1976-1978
Deputy city attorney, Sacramento, California, 1978-1979
Assistant U.S. attorney/deputy chief, Civil Division, Eastern District of California, 1979-1985
Business litigator, Stockman Law Corporation, 1985-1986
Senior deputy city attorney, Sacramento, California, 1986-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney/chief, Civil Division, Eastern District of California, 1990-1992