|Name||Richard A. Paez|
Los Angeles, California , United States
|| May 05, 1947
Mar 14, 2010 09:55am
|Info||Born 1947 in Salt Lake City, UT |
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 9, 1994, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994. Service terminated on March 17, 2000, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by Cecil F. Poole; Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 2000, and received commission on March 14, 2000.
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1969
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1972
Staff attorney, California Rural Legal Assistance, 1972-1974
Staff attorney, Western Center on Law and Poverty, 1974-1976
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, California, 1976-1981
Senior counsel, 1976-1978
Director of litigation, 1978-1979
Deputy director for litigation, 1979-1980
Acting executive director and director of litigation, 1980-1981
Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court, California, 1981-1994
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Paez was the second Mexican American to sit on the bench of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, a district that covers Los Angeles.
Paez hails from Utah.
He is married, with a son and daughter.