John A. Mendez

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Oakland, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, California, 1980-1984, 1986-1992, 1993-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of California, 1984-1986
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California, 1992-1993
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento, 2001-2008

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

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

California Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/17/2008
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