Cynthia Ann Bashant

Personal

Birthday: 
1960
Birthplace: 
San Francisco, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, San Diego, California, 1986-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1989-2000; deputy chief of narcotics, 1995-1997; chief of border crimes, 1997-1998
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 2000-2014; presiding judge, juvenile court, 2010-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Smith College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1982
Name of School - Second: 

University of California, Hastings College of the Law

University of California Hastings College of the Law is a public, coeducational, full-time law school in downtown San Francisco. We are one of the top-rated law schools in the United States. Hastings was founded in 1878 as the first law department of the University of California and is one of the most exciting and vibrant legal education centers in the nation. Our faculty are nationally renowned as both teachers and scholars.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1986

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: 
5/8/2014
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