David Welford Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
3/20/1910
Birthplace: 
Atlanta, GA
Date of Death: 
5/6/2000
Place of Death: 
Los Angeles, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1937-1955
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1956-1962
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1962-1969
Judge, Los Angeles County [California] Grand Jury, 1965

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
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: 
1937

Judicial Career

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

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/20/1969
Retirement from Active Service: 
1/17/1981
Termination Date: 
5/6/2000
Termination Reason: 
Death
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