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Sabraw, Dana Makoto

Born 1958 in San Rafael, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat authorized by 116 Stat. 1758. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 2003, and received commission on September 26, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2021-present.

American River Junior College, A.A., 1978
San Diego State University, B.S., 1980
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:

Private practice, Santa Barbara, California, 1985-1989
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1989-1995
Judge, San Diego [California] North County Municipal Court, 1995-1998
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1998-2003