Nora Margaret Manella

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1975-1976
Legal counsel, Subcommittee on the Constitution, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1976-1978
Private practice, California, 1978-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1982-1990
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1990-1992
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1992-1994
Justice pro tem, California Court of Appeal, 1992
U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, 1994-1998
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 2006-

Education

Name of School: 
Wellesley College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

One of the most prominent law schools in the country, USC Law offers a forward-looking, interdisciplinary legal education guided by nationally renowned professors and informed by the diversity of a friendly and collegial student body. Located in the nation's second largest city, one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, the school offers myriad opportunities to apply the law to real-world problems through partnerships with some of the world's leading companies and law firms. Through interdisciplinary academic training and practical application of skills, students acquire the experience necessary to succeed as leaders in a global environment.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

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

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/22/1998
Termination Date: 
5/21/2006
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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