A. Howard Matz

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Morris E. Lasker, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1969-1970
Private practice, New York City, 1970-1972
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1972-1974, 1979-1998
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1974-1978; chief, special prosecutions unit, 1977-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name: 

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/29/1998
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/11/2011
Termination Date: 
4/1/2013
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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