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Richard Paez's Biography

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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Post Office Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939

Full Name:

Richard A. Paez

Birth Date:

1947

Birth Place:

Salt Lake City, UT

JD, University of California-Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1972

BA, Brigham Young University, 1969

No political experience information on file.

Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2000-present

Confirmed by the United States Senate, Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, March 9, 2000

Judge, United States District Court, Central District of California, 1994-2000

Nominated by President William J. Clinton, Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, January 26, 1999

Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court, California, 1981-1994

Nominated by President William J. Clinton, Judge, United States District Court, Central District of California, March 9, 1994

Confirmed by the United States Senate, Judge, United States District Court, Central District of California, June 15, 1994

Acting Executive Director/Director of Litigation, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1980-1981

Deputy Director for Litigation, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1979-1980

Director of Litigation, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1978-1979

Senior Counsel, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1976-1978

Staff Attorney, Western Center on Law and Poverty, 1974-1976

Staff Attorney, California Rural Legal Assistant, 1972-1974

No organizational membership information on file.

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