Charles R. Breyer

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Oliver Carter, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1966-1967
Counsel, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco [California], 1967
Assistant district attorney, City and County of San Francisco, California, 1967-1973, 1979; chief assistant, 1979
Assistant special prosecutor, Watergate Special Prosecution Force, 1973-1974
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1974-1979, 1980-1997
Vice chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2013-

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley Law is a community of thinkers and doers exuberantly engaged in life. We are one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. At Berkeley Law, we are committed to absolute top-tier education and scholarship. And we are equally committed to using our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society. One of our distinguishing features is the extraordinary degree to which our students and faculty partner with people beyond the school: identifying challenges, creating alliances, solving problems, and sparking change.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/12/1997
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2011
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