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Collins, Audrey B.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Robert C. Bonner. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2009-2012. Service terminated on August 1, 2014, due to retirement.
Howard University, B.A., 1967
American University, M.A., 1969
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1977
Assistant attorney, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, California, 1977
Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1978-1994; head deputy, Torrance Branch Office, 1987-1988; assistant director, Bureaus of Central and Special Operations, 1988-1992; assistant district attorney, 1992-1994
Deputy general counsel, Office of the Special Advisor to the Los Angeles [California] Police Department Board of Commissioners, 1992
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 2014-