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Jenkins, Martin J.

Born 1953 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 24, 1997, to a seat vacated by Eugene F. Lynch. Confirmed by the Senate on November 9, 1997, and received commission on November 12, 1997. Service terminated on April 3, 2008, due to resignation.

City College of San Francisco, A.A., 1973
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University), B.A., 1976
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Alameda County [California] District Attorney's Office, 1980-1981
Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1981-1983
Trial attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1983-1985
Civil litigator, Pacific Bell Legal Department, 1985-1989
Judge, Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville [California] Municipal Court, 1989-1992
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1992-1997
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, First District, 2008-