Anthony Joseph Battaglia

Personal

Birthday: 
1949
Birthplace: 
San Diego, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Diego, California, 1974-1993

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, May 20, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
United States International University (now Alliant International University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

California Western School of Law

California Western School of Law, founded in 1924, is a private, non-profit law school located in San Diego, California. It is popularly known as California Western or Cal Western and formerly California Western University. The school was approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) in 1962 and became a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in 1967. It is the oldest law school in San Diego.

According to the ABA, the bar pass rate is 78% for first time takers. California Western ranks very high on the respected National Jurist legal publication's list of Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation. California Western made it into the list's 2012 coveted top 20.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/9/2011
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1993-2011

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