Napoleon A. Jones Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
8/25/1940
Birthplace: 
Hodge, LA
Date of Death: 
12/12/2009
Place of Death: 
North County, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1962-1965
California Rural Legal Assistance, Modesto, California, 1971-1973; legal intern, 1971-1972; staff attorney, 1972-1973
Staff attorney, Defenders, Inc., San Diego, California, 1973-1975
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1975-1977
Judge, San Diego [California] Municipal Court, 1977-1982
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1982-1994

Education

Name of School: 
San Diego State College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 
San Diego State College
Degree - Second: 
M.S.W.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967
Name of School - Third: 

University of San Diego School of Law (USD)

The University of San Diego has crafted a mission statement and core values that help articulate the common ground upon which its principles and aspirations have been built. These ideals, combined with the vision statement and strategic goals, guide the university community in decisions and directions. They are the foundation of the work at the University of San Diego.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1971

Judicial Career

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

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/15/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/19/2007
Termination Date: 
12/12/2009
Termination Reason: 
Death
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