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Kobayashi, Leslie Emi

Born 1957 in Mount Holly, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 21, 2010, to a seat vacated by Helen W. Gillmor. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 2010, and received commission on December 22, 2010.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1999-2010

Wellesley College, B.A., 1979
Boston College Law School, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:

Deputy prosecutor, City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1983-1984
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1984-1999
Adjunct professor, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2000, 2001