Josephine L. Staton

Personal

Birthday: 
1961
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. John R. Gibson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1986-1987
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1987-1994
Private practice, Irvine, California, 1995-2002
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Orange, 2002-2010

Nominated and served until September 20, 2013, under the name Josephine Staton Tucker

Education

Name of School: 
William Jewell College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1983
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: 
1986

Judicial Career

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

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/22/2010
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