Lucy Haeran Koh

Personal

Birthday: 
1968
Birthplace: 
Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Fellow, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993-1994
U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1997; special counsel, Office of Legislative Affairs, 1994-1996; special assistant to the deputy attorney general, 1996-1997
Assistant U. S. attorney, Central District of California, 1997-2000
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 2000-2008
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 2008-2010

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1990
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: 
1993

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: 
6/9/2010
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