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Fitzgerald, Michael Walter

Born 1959 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 20, 2011, to a seat vacated by A. Howard Matz. Confirmed by the Senate on March 15, 2012, and received commission on March 15, 2012.

Harvard University, A.B., 1981
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Irving R. Kaufman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1985-1986
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1986-1987, 1991-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney, Criminal Division, Southern District of California, 1988-1991