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Jones, Napoleon A., Jr.

Born August 25, 1940, in Hodge, LA
Died December 12, 2009, in North County, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 8, 1994, to a seat vacated by Earl B. Gilliam. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1994, and received commission on September 15, 1994. Assumed senior status on September 19, 2007. Service terminated on December 12, 2009, due to death.

San Diego State College, B.A., 1962
San Diego State College, M.S.W., 1967
San Diego School of Law (now University of San Diego School of Law), J.D., 1971

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1962-1965
California Rural Legal Assistance, Modesto, California, 1971-1973; legal intern, 1971-1972; staff attorney, 1972-1973
Staff attorney, Defenders, Inc., San Diego, California, 1973-1975
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1975-1977
Judge, San Diego [California] Municipal Court, 1977-1982
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1982-1994