Arthur Lawrence Alarcon

Personal

Birthday: 
8/14/1925
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Date of Death: 
1/28/2015
Place of Death: 
Pacific Palisades, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army staff sergeant, 1943-1946
Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1952-1961
Office of Gov. Edmund G. Brown, California, 1961-1964; legal advisor and clemency and extradition secretary, 1961-1962; executive assistant, 1962-1964
Chairman of parole board, California, 1964
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1964-1978
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 1978-1979
Adjunct professor, Southwestern University School of Law, 1985-
Adjunct professor, Loyola Marymount School of Law, 1993, 1994

Education

Name of School: 
University of Southern California
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

One of the most prominent law schools in the country, USC Law offers a forward-looking, interdisciplinary legal education guided by nationally renowned professors and informed by the diversity of a friendly and collegial student body. Located in the nation's second largest city, one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, the school offers myriad opportunities to apply the law to real-world problems through partnerships with some of the world's leading companies and law firms. Through interdisciplinary academic training and practical application of skills, students acquire the experience necessary to succeed as leaders in a global environment.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/21/1992
Termination Date: 
1/28/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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