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Zapata, Frank R.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 29, 1996, to a seat vacated by Richard Mansfield Bilby. Confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on August 3, 2010.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 1994-1996
Eastern Arizona College, A.A., 1964
University of Arizona, B.A., 1966
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 1973
Staff attorney, Pima County [Arizona] Legal Aid Society, 1973-1974
Assistant federal public defender, District of Arizona, 1974-1994; chief assistant federal public defender, 1984-1994
Assistant adjunct professor, University of Arizona College of Law, 1988-1990