Jon Steven Tigar

Personal

Birthday: 
1962
Birthplace: 
London, England
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Robert S. Vance, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1989-1990
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1990-1992, 1994-2002
Trial attorney, Office of the Public Defender, San Francisco, California, 1993-1994
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 2002-2012

Education

Name of School: 
Williams College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1984
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: 
1989

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
1/18/2013
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