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Chhabria, Vince Girdhari

Born 1969 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Susan Yvonne Illston. Confirmed by the Senate on March 5, 2014, and received commission on March 7, 2014.

University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 1991
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:

Staff member, U.S. Rep. Lynn C. Woolsey of California, 1992-1995; campaign field coordinator, Petaluma, California, 1992; legislative assistant, Washington, D.C., 1993-1994, 1995; deputy campaign manager, Petaluma, California, 1994
Law clerk, Hon. Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1998-1999
Law clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999-2000
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 2001, 2002-2004
Law clerk, Hon. Stephen G. Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States, 2001-2002
Deputy city attorney for government litigation, San Francisco, California, 2005-2014; co-chief of appellate litigation, 2011-2014

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, July 25, 2013; no Senate vote